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Norway’s New Oil Mega-Project Clashes With Growing Focus on Climate
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –The timing of Norway’s biggest oil project in decades is a bit awkward. Equinor ASA kicked off its massive Johan Sverdrup field, a rare mega-project in the...
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Equinor Brings North Sea Giant Johan Sverdrup On Stream
Norwegian energy company Equinor has brought the giant Johan Sverdrup field on stream more than two months ahead schedule. Sanctioned in 2015, Johan Sverdrup is the largest development on the...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
North Sea Oil Poised for Last Hurrah With Giant Norway Field
By Timothy Abington and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –The rise of a huge new Norwegian oil field is poised to give North Sea output one of its biggest boosts in years....
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
Pioneering Spirit Sets New Offshore Lifting Record at Johan Sverdrup
A new offshore lifting world record has been set with the installation of the final topsides in first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development project in the North Sea....
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Photos: 28,100-ton Johan Sverdrup Processing Platform Departs South Korea Aboard World’s Largest Heavy Lift Vessel
The 28,100-ton topside for the Johan Sverdrup processing platform has departed the Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South Korea bound aboard the Boskalis Vanguard, the world’s largest heavy-transport vessel. The topside, which...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
How the Oil Crisis Gave Norway’s Giant Field a $10 Billion Boost
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Right before Norway’s biggest oil project in decades got the go-ahead in 2015, crude prices fell off a cliff. That turned out to be perfect timing. The...
Monday, June 4, 2018
Pioneering Spirit Picks Up and Installs the Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform in a Single Lift -PHOTOS
The 22,000-tonne topside for the drilling platform was lifted into position in one single lift on the Johan Sverdrup field over the weekend using the engineering marvel Pioneering Spirit. The installation...
Friday, June 1, 2018
22,000-Tonne Johan Sverdrup Drilling Topside Going to Meet Pioneering Spirit
The drilling topside for the giant Johan Sverdrup field has left the shipyard in Haugesund, Norway to meet up with the heavy lift ship Pioneering Spirit for its installation in...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Photos: First Johan Sverdrup Topside Installed in North Sea
The final module of the Johan Sverdrup riser platform was lifted into place by the heavy lift vessel Thialf. With the installation, the first of four topsides making up the...
Monday, July 31, 2017
WATCH: Giant Johan Sverdrup Jacket Installed Off Norway
The giant jacket for the Johan Sverdrup riser platform was installed last week by the Thialf crane vessel owned by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) – the first visible sign of...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Statoil Confirms Johan Sverdrup Oilfield Cost Estimate as Project Moves to Phase 2
OSLO, March 21 (Reuters) – Statoil confirmed on Tuesday its cost estimate for developing Norway’s Johan Sverdrup oilfield, the largest North Sea discovery in decades, and announced contract awards for...
Monday, August 29, 2016
Statoil Shaves $2.9 Billion Off Cost of Johan Sverdrup Development
By Jonas Cho Walsgard and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Statoil ASA lowered development costs for the start-up at its giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield by $2.9 billion and raised the estimated...
Monday, February 15, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016
Aker Solutions To Offer Design Solutions For Johan Sverdrup’s Future Phases
Aker Solutions will perform a concept study on a new processing platform for future phases of Johan Sverdrup field in Norway’s North Sea. Under the study, being carried out under...
Friday, September 25, 2015
Statoil Cuts Costs from Johan Sverdrup Development Plan
OSLO, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Statoil has cut the initial costs of developing one of Norway’s biggest industrial projects, the Johan Sverdrup oilfield in the North Sea, by 7...
Friday, August 21, 2015
Statoil Gets Final Go-Ahead for Giant Johan Sverdrup Field Offshore Norway
OSLO, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Operator Statoil and its partners have been given the formal approval to develop the first phase of their giant Johan Sverdrup oil field off...
Monday, July 6, 2015
Norway Baffles Analysts by Ceding 15 Million Barrels of Oil
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — No one can accuse the Norwegian government of being greedy when it last week decided on the ownership stakes in the giant Johan Sverdrup oil...
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