Production drilling starts on Statfjord A
Production drilling began on Statfjord A on 30 November 1978. Four wells were completed initially and had to be tested before output started.
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President Carter visits Statfjord A
It is not every day that Norway gets a visit from an American president, but 4 May 1982 was one such occasion. That was when Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn took a trip out to Statfjord A, which was operated at the time by Mobil Exploration Norway Inc (Meni).