North Sea Dagny offshore development gets new name

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Norway’s Ministry Petroleum and Energy has renamed the North Sea Dagny oil and gas field as “Gina Krog.”

Krog was a champion for women’s rights in Norway, and this year marks the 100-year anniversary for women being eligible to vote in Norwegian elections. The government has introduced a policy of renaming newly developed fields after influential figures in Norwegian history.

Statoil submitted a plan for the Gina Krog (Dagny) field development last December.  The field has recoverable reserves estimated at 225 MMboe.

First oil is scheduled for early 2017, and the field is expected to remain in production through 2037. It will be developed with a steel jacket platform and tied back to the Sleipner platform for gas export, with oil offloaded to tankers.

3/18/2013

Related Articles

Det norske commits to Viper-Kobra subsea tieback offshore Norway

Jan 19, 2015

Det norske oljeselskap and its partners have decided to develop the small Viper-Kobra accumulations in the Norwegian North Sea.

Report underlines downturn in UK offshore activity

Jan 19, 2015

Forty wells were drilled offshore the UK last year, 10 fewer than in 2013, according to Deloitte’s Petroleum Services Group’s latest North West Europe Review.

Det norske completes fourth Alvheim subsea tieback

Jan 19, 2015

Det norske oljeselskap and its partners have started production from the Bøyla field in block 24/9 in the northern Norwegian North Sea.

RWE targets March to complete E&P division sale

Jan 19, 2015

RWE AG has agreed to complete the sale of its oil and gas E&P division RWE Dea to LetterOne Group by early March.

Hydro upgrades offshore cable capability

Jan 19, 2015

Subsea/topsides cables and connectors provider Hydro Group has installed and commissioned a new armoring line at its facility in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen.

Trending News

Australian government OKs Woodside acquisition of Apache interests

Mar 6, 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Woodside’s (ASX: WPL) proposed acquisition of Apache Corp.’s interests in the Wheatstone, Balnaves, and Kitimat projects.

Hoang Long taps Honeywell for third offshore Vietnam production platform

Mar 6, 2015

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.

Eirik Raude spuds Zebedee well offshore Falklands

Mar 6, 2015

The semisubmersible Eirik Raude has started drilling the Zebedee prospect in the offshore North Falkland basin for operator Premier Oil.

WHL releases early reserves estimates for Junon made using 3D seismic data

Mar 6, 2015

WHL Energy Ltd. (ASX: WHN) has revised its prospective resources estimates for the Junon area offshore Seychelles following preliminary interpretation of 3D seismic data. 

North Sea Brynhild back online after gas leak

Mar 6, 2015

Production has been restored at the Brynhild oil field in the Norwegian North Sea following a shutdown in mid-January, according to operator Lundin Petroleum.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>