Ivar Aasen News

Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform (Photo: Lundin)

NKT to Link Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup

in conjunction with phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development. The link connecting Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to the onshore power grid is currently under development by NKT.The project will complete the Utsira High Power Hub Project aiming to electrify the oil and gas fields Johan Sverdrup, Gina Krog, Ivar Aasen and Edvard Grieg located on Utsira High in the North Sea with renewable power from shore.NKT, which has previously provided several power from shore solutions to the oil and gas industry, said it has delivered the power cable solutions for several of the connections ensuring the electrification

The Johan Sverdrup field (Photo: Equinor)

Subsea 7 Wins Johan Sverdrup 2 Contract

development was approved by Norwegian authorities in May 2019, and includes development of another processing platform for the field center and the Avaldsnes, Kvitsøy and Geitungen satellite areas, in addition to the power-from-shore supply to the Utsira High (including the Edvard Grieg, Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog fields). Start-up of phase 2 is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.“Subsea 7 is awarded the last major subsea contract for Johan Sverdrup phase 2. Based on good experiences and learning from phase one, the award will ensure continuity and a coherent development of the

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 (Image: Equinor)

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

November this year, Equinor said.The Johan Sverdrup field is powered from shore, placing it among the oil and gas fields with the lowest CO2 emissions in the world. In the second phase the field will also supply shore power to other fields on the Utsira High, including the Edvard Grieg, Gina Krog and Ivar Aasen fields.Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 (Image: Equinor

Ivar Aasen platform (Photo: Aker BP)

Ivar Aasen Now Operated from Land

Aker BP on Wednesday said it has begun operating the permanently manned North Sea platform Ivar Aasen from an onshore control room in Trondheim, Norway.The Ivar Aasen platform was constructed with two identical control rooms – one on the platform and the other in Trondheim – and the Norwegian company said the plan has always been to move the controls to land. The company received the green light from Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority in November and this week started using its onshore site to monitor facilities, production, equipment and follow up everything that takes place on

(Photo: Aker BP)

Aker Bets on Software Engineers for Its Oil Business

;s Lundin Petroleum, has even agreed to share its real-time oilfield data with Aker in what they say is an industry first."This will be the first time two different operators, or oil companies, will share operations/production data live from two producing fields, that is between Edvard Grieg and Ivar Aasen," a Lundin Norway representative told Reuters.By combining all the data that typically sits in different digital silos - such as matching flow sensors with the piece of machinery they actually sit on - Cognite says its software can help reduce maintenance costs, extend the lifespan of equipment

The cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria at the Johan Sverdrup converter station at Haugsneset near Kårstø.(Photo: Øyvind Gravås - Woldcam / Statoil)

Efficient Cable Installation Slashes Emissions at Johan Sverdrup

of 2018, the Johan Sverdrup field should be ready to be powered with electricity from shore.After the start-up of the second phase of the development in 2022, the Johan Sverdrup field will also enable power from shore to reach the remaining fields on the Utsira High – Edvard Grieg, Gina Krog and Ivar Aasen

Olav Henriksen, SVP Projects at Aker BP, and Rolf Ivar Sørdal, Commercial Director GNS at DeepOcean, pictured here together with the team, signed the contract October 25. (Photo: AkerBP)

AkerBP Inks Subsea Contract with DeepOcean

contract – worth a minimum of NOK 300 million ($36.8 million) during the initial three years, with an option to continue the activities for an additional six years (2+2+2) – includes remotely operated vehicle (ROV) activities related to subsea IMR on Aker BP-operated assets Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv. “This is an important contract for Aker BP. We invited several companies to tender. DeepOcean won this contract due to a very good offer based on the implementation of new technology and safe, cost-effective solutions,” said Olav Henriksen, SVP Projects at Aker BP

Photo Aker BP

Aker BP Registers Strong Growth

expected to be between 280 and 300 million US dollars while the removal costs (Decom) is estimated at 100 to 110 million US dollars in 2017. Dividend - I am very pleased with the company's deliveries in a period of low oil prices and a challenging market: We have stable production and high uptime. Ivar Aasen and Viper-Kobra was delivered on time and on budget without any serious incidents, and we have 24 percent of the discoveries made on the Norwegian shelf in 2016, says Hersvik. - Our financial muscle is strengthened considerably as a result of the merger. We launched a dividend policy in connection

Deep Sea Mooring Will Supply Mooring Equipment Services To Safe Zephyrus Semi-Submersible Accommodation Vessel (Photo: Global Maritime)

GM Deep Sea Mooring Secures Det Norske Oljeselskap Contract

Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring, a provider of offshore mooring services in Norway, has signed a contract with Norwegian operator Det norske oljeselskap to support Prosafe’s semi-submersible Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig in the Ivar Aasen North Sea field. The contract also includes support to the Maersk Interceptor ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig.   Deep Sea Mooring, which has already installed the pre-lay system, will supply mooring and pre-lay equipment; offshore personnel; mobilization and demobilization services; and operational planning for the Safe Zephyrus accommodation

(Photo: Virtual Marine Technology)

Prosafe Crew to Train Using a New Lifeboat Simulator

exposed them to a level of training not possible using conventional lifeboat training methods. The simulator has enhanced their confidence and abilities to effectively operate the Harding FF1200 lifeboats in an emergency situation”.    The Safe Zephyrus is currently located at the Ivar Aasen platform offshore Norway

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