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France's TotalEnergies Spots Unusual Drone Flying Near North Sea Oil Field

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Signage for TotalEnergies SE in Paris.

Signage for TotalEnergies SE in Paris.

Photographer: Benjamin Girette/Bloomberg
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TotalEnergies SE said it spotted an aerial drone close to an oil field in the Danish North Sea, intensifying concerns of an energy conflict erupting in Europe.  

Unusual drone activity was seen near its Halfdan B oil and gas field on September 28, the French company said by email on Thursday. The incident was first reported by Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.