The joint elected officials and safety representatives for the Statfjord Workers Union (SaF) resigned their positions on 20 October 1979. They were protesting that Mobil was spinning out negotiations over working conditions.
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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).