Statoil becomes operator of the Martin Linge field and Garantiana discovery
Oslo. Statoil and Total have completed their previously announced transaction whereby Statoil has acquired Total’s equity stakes in, and taken over the operatorships of, the Martin Linge field and the Garantiana discovery on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Statoil now has a 70% interest in Martin Linge and 40% in Garantiana. 121 employees from Total have been transferred over to Statoil in accordance with the Sale and Purchase Agreement and applicable legislation.