Glitne Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: Sleipner area of the North Sea
  • Production start: 2001
  • Partners: Faroe Petroleum Norge (9.3%), Det norske oljeselskap (10%), Total E&P Norge (21.8%) and Statoil (58.9%)
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: Original - 8.9 million Sm³ oil
  • Production Volume:


  • The Glitne oil field is located in blocks 15/5 and 15/6 in the Sleipner area of the North Sea. The field is situated roughly 40 kilometres northwest of Sleipner East at a depth of 110 metres.
  • The field is operated by the production and storage vessel Petrojarl I FPSO
  • Total production has amounted to 55 million barrels, which is more than double the original estimate.


  • Aker Solutions: Oil separation unit


  • 1995 - Field was discovered
  • 1997 - Statoil acquired BP's stake in the field
  • 2001 - First oil produced
  • 2012 - Operations ceased on the field


  • The reservoir consists of several separate sandlobes deposited as deep marine fans in the upper part of the Heimdal Formation of Paleocene age. The reservoir lies at a depth of approximately 2 150 metres.


  1. Glitne
  2. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  3. BP and Statoil Agree North Sea Asset Exchange
  4. PGS FPSO Petrojarl I Starts Production on the Glitne Field
  5. Glitne Lifetime extended several times – but it’s all over now

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