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  • 12 October 2015

    Norway’s Statoil with partners Petoro and OMV has initiated the world’s first wet gas compression on the seabed of the North Sea Gullfaks field.​ According to Statoil, the technology  will increase recovery by 22 million barrels of oil equivalent (oe) and extend plateau production by around two years from the Gullfaks South Brent reservoir. “We are […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Equipment

    Norway’s Aker Solutions is set to deliver the modules for the world’s first subsea gas compression system at the Statoil-operated Åsgard field. The facility, scheduled to come on stream in 2015, will enable the recovery of an additional 282 million barrels of oil equivalents. The modules will be assembled into two trains that will each […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Statoil has awarded Framo Engineering a contact for the design and construction of the Gullfaks subsea gas compression plant. Gullfaks may become one of the first installations worldwide to employ subsea gas compression. Subsea gas compression represents an important leap forward in the efforts to improve recovery and extend the producing life of several gas […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Subsea transformers are an ABB innovation. Deployed in extreme conditions in ultra-deepwater, these high-tech workhorses provide the power for heavy-duty equipment on the sea floor – enabling declining oil and gas fields to be more productive and making new deepwater fields accessible. ABB delivered the world’s first commercial subsea transformers in 1998 – a pioneering […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Subsea transformers are an ABB innovation. Deployed in extreme conditions in ultra-deepwater, these high-tech workhorses provide the power for heavy-duty equipment on the sea floor – enabling declining oil and gas fields to be more productive and making new deepwater fields accessible. ABB has delivered subsea transformers for fields in the North and Norwegian seas […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Statoil and ABB have entered an agreement to develop solutions for subsea electrical power transmission, distribution and power conversion systems for water depths down to 3,000 metres and over long distances. The agreement is in the form of a cost-shared joint industrial programme (JIP) led by Statoil on behalf of other participating oil companies, with […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Statoil and ABB have entered an agreement to develop solutions for subsea electrical power transmission, distribution and power conversion systems for water depths down to 3,000 metres and over long distances. The agreement is in the form of a cost-shared joint industrial programme (JIP) led by Statoil on behalf of other participating oil companies, with […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Equipment

    The 1800-tonne subsea template for the Åsgard subsea gas compression pioneering project is en route from the shipyard in Egersund to the Åsgard field in the Norwegian Sea. Subsea compression will increase recovery from the Åsgard-field by 280 milion barrels of oil equivalent when it comes on stream in 2015. Three modules have been completed: […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Statoil and ABB have entered an agreement to develop solutions for subsea electrical power transmission, distribution and power conversion systems for water depths down to 3,000 metres and over long distances. The agreement is in the form of a cost-shared joint industrial programme (JIP) led by Statoil on behalf of other participating oil companies, with […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil has informed that after several years of technology development, construction and testing, the first subsea wet gas compressor in the world is now installed at Statoil’s Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea. Statoil informed in March that the world’s first subsea wet gas compression system was ready to be […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    After several years of technology development, construction and testing the first subsea wet gas compressor in the world is now installed at the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea. In May and June Gullfaks subsea compressor project (GSC) completed successful structure and module installation campaigns for the subsea station. The compressors were installed at […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Video below shows an OTC 2015 executive session presentation on Subsea Compression with Margareth Øvrum, Statoil’s executive vice president for Technology, Projects & Drilling and Mads Andersen, President, Processing Systems at OneSubsea. In March this year, OneSubsea delivered the world’s first subsea wet gas compression system to Statoil which is being installed on the seabed […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Statoil wants to compress gas on the seabed to boost recovery. Subsea compression was recently selected as the preferred concept for Gullfaks. “Gas compression on the seabed represents an important advance in technology, and once again, Statoil is leading the way for development of new technology. This is one of our most important measures for […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The world’s first subsea wet gas compression system is ready to be installed on the seabed and tied back to the Gullfaks C platform to provide another 22 million barrels of oil equivalent from the Gullfaks South Brent reservoir. “I’m very proud of this project. Subsea compression is a game changer for subsea processing and […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Statoil has informed that the world’s first subsea wet gas compression system is ready to be installed on the seabed and tied back to the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea to provide another 22 million barrels of oil equivalent from the Gullfaks South Brent reservoir.  “I’m very proud of this project. Subsea compression […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The world’s first subsea wet gas compressor station is now ready for the final testing at Horsøy outside Bergen before being prepared for installation and hook-up to Gullfaks C in 2015. By adding 22 million extra barrels of oil equivalent from the Gullfaks South Brent reservoir the compressor will help extend the field’s productive life. […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Statoil wants to compress gas on the seabed to boost recovery. Subsea compression was recently selected as the preferred concept for Gullfaks. “Gas compression on the seabed represents an important advance in technology, and once again, Statoil is leading the way for development of new technology. This is one of our most important measures for […]

  • 30 August 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development

    STC-ECO – the Siemens seal-less compressor unit for dirty-gas and subsea applications – has successfully completed its factory test program. Following a highly comprehensive program aimed at qualifying the unit for subsea gas compression, the machine will now undergo a further extended test program. Completion of the factory acceptance tests is a major milestone in […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Both subsea compression trains at Statoil’s Åsgard field have achieved more than 25’000 operation hours with an availability close to 100%. The world’s first subsea gas compression facility features two MAN Diesel & Turbo HOFIM motor-compressor units. The Åsgard subsea compression system has officially reached the highest Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 7 with both trains […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Statoil has informed that the “world’s first subsea wet gas compressor station” is now ready for the final testing at Horsøy outside Bergen before being prepared for installation and hook-up to Gullfaks C in 2015. By adding 22 million extra barrels of oil equivalent from the Gullfaks South Brent reservoir the compressor will help extend […]

  • 30 August 2010
    Equipment

    STC-ECO – the Siemens seal-less compressor unit for dirty-gas and subsea applications – has successfully completed its factory test program. Following a highly comprehensive program aimed at qualifying the unit for subsea gas compression, the machine will now undergo a further extended test program. Completion of the factory acceptance tests is a major milestone in […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aibel has built a new Kårstø testing facility for Statoil which is designed to test subsea compressors. This week the pilot compressor was hoisted into place in the test pool. “Yes, it was lifted into place on Tuesday morning. It weighs 265 tons, and represents an important milestone for the project,” says Ole Kristian Halvorsen, […]