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Equinor shutting down Titan platform in U.S. Gulf, evacuating staff: company

FILE PHOTO: Equinor's flag flutters next to the company's headquarters in Stavanger, Norway December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Equinor ASA is shutting down production on the Titan platform in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Delta, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

“Equinor is in the process of safely shutting down production on Titan and evacuating staff,” said spokesman Erik Haaland on Tuesday. “We expect this will be concluded today.”

Reporting by Erwin Seba

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