UK criticism of Norwegian Statfjord deliveries
Dickson Mabon, minister of state at the UK Department of Energy, accused Norway of unfair favouritism towards Norwegian companies at the expense of British competitors on Statfjord. He was also extremely critical of Norway’s strong commitment to concrete platforms, which he claimed would boost development costs for the field by “billions of kroner”.
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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).