Dvalin Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: DEA
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: Norwegian Sea
  • Production start: First gas is expected in 2020
  • Partners: DEA Norge AS (40%), Edison (20%), Maersk Oil Norway AS (20%), OMV Norge (20%)
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Dvalin gas field was previously known as Zidane
  • The field is located in Production Licence (PL) 435, approximately 15 kilometres northwest of the Heidrun field and 35 kilometres south of the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea.
  • The field will be developed as a subsea tieback to the adjacent Heidrun platform in the Norwegian Sea.
  • Gas from the field will be transported via Heidrun through the Polarled Gas Pipeline to the Nyhamna Gas Plant

Contractors

  • Technip: EPCI contract for the subsea development
  • Aker Solutions: A production system encompassing a manifold, four subsea trees and a 15-kilometer long umbilical

History

  • 2010 - Dvalin Gas Field discovered
  • 2012 - A second gas-bearing reservoir was discovered
  • 2016 - Contracts awarded for the development

Geology

  • Dvalin consists of two separate structures, Dvalin East and Dvalin West. Both discoveries contain gas in Middle Jurassic sandstones of the Garn and Ile Formations.

Links

  1. 6507/7-14 S DVALIN, NPD
  2. Dvalin, DEA
  3. Aker Solutions Wins Subsea Contracts for Dvalin Gas Field
  4. Technip awarded important contract for Dvalin subsea development

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