(Image courtesy of Statoil)

A fire at a Statoil well pad in Monroe Country, Ohio, has been brought under control, the company announced on Sunday.

The fire broke out at Eisenbarth well pad on Saturday evening, involving surface equipment.

No injuries were reported.

“Most of the fire has been put out. Some scattered fires remain,” Statoil’s spokesman Morten Eek said.

“Due to the fire, a handful of wells were shut down, but it will have a minor impact on the total production,” said Eek.

Statoil entered the Marcellus area in 2008 through a partnership with Chesapeake Energy.

The Norwegian company has been supplying gas to New York since November 2013.

As of December 2013, Statoil held 611,000 acres in the Marcellus area.

Its production from the area averaging 85.6 million boepd.



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