Arve Johnsen’s successor as chief executive of Statoil was Harald Norvik, who served as state secretary (junior minister) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy from 1979-81. He had later worked for Astrup og Aubert and been a vice president of the Aker group.
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SAR helicopter in place
A search and rescue (SAR) helicopter has been stationed permanently on Statfjord B since 1983 as part of the emergency response organisation.