Europe & Russia Production

February 2018

Further earthquakes have hit the Groningen area despite an additional output cut as pressure grows for action from the Dutch government.

Earthquakes with magnitudes of 2.0 and 2.2 on the Richter scale hit the Groningen area in early February, one of them in the Loppersum area. The Loppersum region is home to small plays that form part of the Netherlands’ Groningen field. The most recent quakes came after the government ordered a halt to production at Loppersum following a 3.4 magnitude quake in early January. The...

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