Photo: Edvard Grieg topsides fitted on jacket

Photo Edvard Grieg topsides fitted on jacket

Offshore Energy Today on Thursday reported on Lundin Petroleum installing the topsides of the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

We didn’t have a photo of the platform at the time, but now we do. Behold the giant Edvard Grieg platform, as shared by a Lundin Petroleum spokesperson through social media.

According to Lundin Petroleum, the gross capital cost of the Edvard Grieg field development is estimated at USD 4 billion and includes platform, pipelines and 15 wells.

Also, here some other interesting facts:
» Operator: Lundin Norway (50%)
» Gross reserves: 185.8 million boe
» Hydrocarbon type: Oil
» Location: Block 16/1 in the North Sea, offshore Norway
» Discovery well: 16/1-8 (2007)
» Expected production start: 4Q 2015
» Partners: OMV Norge (20%), Wintershall Norge (15%), Statoil (15%)
» Expected plateau rate:100,000 boepd
» Expected lifetime: 30 years

Furthermore, as a bonus, there is a video of the topsides installation on the pre-installed jacket. Enjoy!

Offshore Energy Today Staff