Stay Connected

North Sea Huldra offshore platform for sale

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Statoil (OSE:STL) is inviting offers for the Huldra field platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

The steel jacket facility started production in 2001 and could remain in service on the field until 2014/2015. Its designed life span is 20 years.

However, based on operational experience Statoil believes its operational life could be extended by several more years without major investments, aside from regular maintenance.

Huldra was constructed as a high-pressure/high-temperature gas/condensate production platform, but it can also be used for production of light and heavy oils and other gas compositions. It is normally unmanned, but has sleeping facilities for 30 people.

Reuse of the facility could potentially reduce the time and costs of developing other fields, Statoil suggests, in particular marginal fields and tail-end production.

3/18/2013

Related Articles

Load tests under way on Nord Stream gas pipelines

Nov 21, 2013

Nord Stream AG is performing a load test on both lines of the Nord Stream gas transportation system in the Baltic Sea.

Replacement platform possible at Njord offshore Norway

Nov 21, 2013

Statoil and its partners are considering various options for long-term development of the Njord area in the Norwegian Sea.

Trending News

OTC 2014: Distinguished Achievement Award recipients announced

Apr 23, 2014

The Offshore Technology Conference has revealed the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Achievement Awards.

North Sea Hejre jacket loaded out

Apr 23, 2014

Heerema Fabrication Group has skidded the 8,500-ton launch jacket for DONG Energy’s Hejre field platform onto a barge at the quayside in Vlissingen.

Southeastern Barents Sea FTG survey under way

Apr 23, 2014

ARKeX has restarted acquisition of a multi-client full tensor gravity gradiometry (FTG) survey over the southeastern Barents Sea offshore Norway.

Prysmian to engineer offshore Zakum subsea power conversion

Apr 23, 2014

Emirates Holding has awarded Prysmian Group a $41.4-million contract for ADMA-OPCO’s Zakum oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.

Atkins to assist Maersk in North Sea IRM campaign

Apr 23, 2014

Maersk Oil UK has awarded Atkins an engineering support contract for three floaters in the North Sea.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>