Offshore Energy Today on Thursday reported on Lundin Petroleum installing the topsides of the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea, offshore Norway.
We didn’t have a photo of the platform at the time, but now we do. Behold the giant Edvard Grieg platform, as shared by a Lundin Petroleum spokesperson through social media.
According to Lundin Petroleum, the gross capital cost of the Edvard Grieg field development is estimated at USD 4 billion and includes platform, pipelines and 15 wells.
Also, here some other interesting facts:
» Operator: Lundin Norway (50%)
» Gross reserves: 185.8 million boe
» Hydrocarbon type: Oil
» Location: Block 16/1 in the North Sea, offshore Norway
» Discovery well: 16/1-8 (2007)
» Expected production start: 4Q 2015
» Partners: OMV Norge (20%), Wintershall Norge (15%), Statoil (15%)
» Expected plateau rate:100,000 boepd
» Expected lifetime: 30 years
Furthermore, as a bonus, there is a video of the topsides installation on the pre-installed jacket. Enjoy!
Offshore Energy Today Staff