Ormen Lange template ready for installation

The third Ormen Lange template has been loaded out on a barge at Grenland Group's construction yard in Tønsberg.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- The third Ormen Lange template has been loaded out on a barge at Grenland Group's construction yard in Tønsberg.

The 44 m x 33 m x 15 m (144 ft x 108 ft x 49 ft), 1,150-metric-ton (1,268-ton) subsea station will be towed out for installation in 850 m (2,788 ft) water depth in the southern part of the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea. StatoilHydro is performing the installation of the template, on behalf of the operator Shell.

05/15/2009

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