Monday, April 23, 2018
Maritime News

Photos: Aasta Hansteen Spar Tow-Away from Stord, Norway

Five tugs with a combined 150,000 horsepower have started the 500 nautical mile tow-out of the giant Aasta Hansteen spar platform from Stord, Norway to the Aasta Hansteen field in...

April 23, 2018
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Friday, March 27, 2015
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News

MV Solitaire Gets to Work on World Record Polarled Subsea Pipeline

On Thursday 26 March, Allseas’ pipelay vessel Solitaire commenced operations on the first stage of the Polarled pipeline project. The 482-kilometer pipeline will eventually be operated by Gassco and transport natural gas on the...

March 27, 2015
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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News

Statoil Makes Significant Gas Discovery in the Aasta Hansteen Field

Statoil announced today a significant natural gas discovery while drilling in the Snefrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea.  Utilizing the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling rig, a 105-meter gas column was...

March 18, 2015
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Thursday, January 9, 2014
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News

Statoil Scraps Plan for Kristin – Polarled Deepwater Connection

Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest energy company, canceled plans to build a pipeline tying the Kristin natural-gas field to the planned $4 billion Polarled tube in the Norwegian Sea because of costs and volume uncertainties.

January 9, 2014
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Monday, January 21, 2013
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Engineering News

Kvaerner Slides as Rival Hyundai Heavy Wins Billion Dollar Rig Order

Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) — Kvaerner ASA, a Norwegian builder of oil platforms, dropped the most in almost a month in Oslo after it lost out on a $1.1 billion topside...

January 21, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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News

Statoil Submits Record Breaking $10 Billion Deep Water Development Plan

Located in the cold Norwegian waters north of the Arctic circle in waters 1300 meters deep, a huge spar platform named the Aasta Hansteen will be installed in the coming...

January 8, 2013
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