Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Norway’s New Crude a Threat to Rivals in Asia

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) –Norway’s new oil grade is making inroads in Asia, threatening to undermine sales of similar crudes from Africa and South America. China’s Unipec, at least one...

October 24, 2019
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Maritime News

First Oil from Johan Sverdrup Ready to Ship

The first oil pumped from the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea has reached Mongstad, Norway where it will be prepared for shipping to markets around the world....

October 22, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, October 7, 2019
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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...

October 7, 2019
Total Views: 18

Sunday, October 6, 2019
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Maritime News

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...

October 6, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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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....

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Norway Approves Johan Sverdrup Start-Up

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted its approval for the start-up of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. With expected recoverable resources of between 2.1 and 3.1 billion...

September 3, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 22, 2019
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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....

March 22, 2019
Total Views: 162

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, August 23, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

August 23, 2018
Total Views: 8

Monday, June 4, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

June 4, 2018
Total Views: 36

Friday, June 1, 2018
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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...

June 1, 2018
Total Views: 24

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Maritime News

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...

April 26, 2018
Total Views: 11

Monday, July 31, 2017
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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...

July 31, 2017
Total Views: 15

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...

March 21, 2017
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 29, 2016
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Maritime News

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...

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, February 15, 2016
Maritime News

Steel Cut on Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform

Norwegian oil major Statoil has announced the start of construction on the first of four topside units for the giant Johan Sverdrup oil field offshore Norway. The steel cutting ceremony...

February 15, 2016
Total Views: 10

Friday, February 12, 2016
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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...

February 12, 2016
Total Views: 4

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...

September 25, 2015
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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...

August 21, 2015
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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...

July 6, 2015
Total Views: 16