Preparation work for the controversial Cambo oil field project has been postponed after protests from activists. Greenpeace campaigners on Monday used kayaks to confront a ship in Norway preparing construction equipment for the fossil fuel production project. A safety notice published earlier this month indicated that the ship was to bring the kit to the oil field site on 25 August – despite the project not yet receiving a development permit from the UK government.
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GREENPEACE activists have called on Boris Johnson to explain why drilling equipment was set to be installed at the Cambo oil field this week – despite the project not being signed off on yet. The environmental group staged a protest at a ship they say was contracted by Petrofac Facilities Management Ltd on behalf of companies Siccar Point Energy and Shell, who co-own Cambo, at a dock near Stavenger, Norway, on Tuesday. The group was alerted to plans to move key drilling infrastructure to the oil field, 125km north-west of Shetland, through a Notice to Mariners published on August 6.
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