Gassco Gets Green Light for Knarr Pipeline
Gassco has received consent to use a pipeline for gas transport from Knarr.
The Knarr field is in block 34/3 in the Tampen area in the northern North Sea.
The field, operated by BG Norge AS, has been developed using subsea well templates for production and injection, and a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.
Oil and condensate from the field will be exported by shuttle tanker, while the gas will be transported in a 106-km-long pipeline tied to the FLAGS pipeline system on the UK Continental Shelf for onward transport to St. Fergus in Scotland.
Gassco AS will be the pipeline operator when gas transport begins.
The PSA has now given Gassco consent to put the pipeline into commission. For the 12 kilometres of the pipeline on the UK Shelf, the UK authorities also need to provide consent.