The steel jacket for Statoil’s Mariner platform on the UK Continental Shelf has now been placed on the field, approximately 150 kilometres east of Shetland.
Laying of the cable supplying Johan Sverdrup with power from shore started last week. This helps make the North Sea giant one of the oil and gas fields with the lowest CO2 emissions worldwide.
The operations to install Norway’s largest pipeline to the Johan Sverdrup field started outside Mongstad, north of Bergen, late last week onboard the vessel Saipem Castorone.
The board of directors of Statoil proposes to change the name of the company to Equinor.
As an innovative solution to address increasingly stringent emission restrictions in a more environment-friendly way, LPG as a fuel for the main engine will be installed on 2 VLGC new buildings.
The Johan Sverdrup Riser platform is very near setting what might be an unofficial world record for the fastest construction of a topside of its size – in just 19 months
The oil company Eni, operator of the field (with Statoil as co-owner and partner) has sent off its 50th load of oil from the field, and there was a cake celebration on the platform.
The West Hercules semi-submersible rig has been contracted for drilling two exploration wells in the Barents Sea in 2018, and options to drill another five exploration wells.
Subsea 7 S.A. today announced the award of a sizeable contract from Statoil for the Johan Castberg field development, located 240 km from Hammerfest in Norway.