Gudrun Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 2014
  • Partners: Statoil - 51%, GDF Suez - 25%, OMV - 24%
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Original Recoverable reserves
    • 11.7 million Sm³ oil
    • 6.4 billion Sm³ gas
    • 1.3 million tonnes NGL
  • Production Volume:


  • Gudrun is a high-pressure/high-temperature (HP/HT) field
  • Gudrun is to be developed with a processing facility and output will be transported by pipelines to Sleipner A.
  • The wells will be drilled with the aid of a jack-up rig.
  • The platform will be situated in a depth of 109 meters.
  • Oil is processed at the Karsto Gas Processing Plant


  • Aibel:
    • FEED contract for the Gudrun topsides including in addition to the topside, living quarters, jacket interface and Sigrun interface
    • Engineering work, purchasing and the actual construction for the deck on the Gudrun platform
  • Kvaerner: Jacket and Piles
  • Saipem: Gudrun platform and pipelines installation
  • Emtunga: FEED study (HVAC system)
  • Halliburton: Directional drilling, logging-while-drilling, cementing, drilling fluids, and completion equipment and services
  • Technip: Installation and tie-in of spools and power cable and also a Morgrip midline tie-in


  • 1975 - Gudrun Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2009 - Aibel awarded topsides FEED
  • 2010 - Marathon sells a 20% stake to Statoil
  • 2011 - Halliburton awarded drilling contract
  • 2012 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2013 - The Gudrun platform was installed
  • 2013 - OMV acquired 24% from Statoil
  • 2014 - First production


  • The reservoirs contain oil and gas in Upper Jurassic sandstones in the Draupne Formation and gas in the Middle Jurassic Hugin Formation. The reservoirs lie at a depth of 4 000 - 4 760 metres.


  1. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  2. Emtunga Offshore Platform References
  3. Kvaerner Platform References
  4. Saipem Europe Pipeline References
  5. Gudrun. NPD
  6. StatoilHydro ASA awards the Gudrun Topside FEED contract to Aibel AS
  7. Marathon Signs Agreement for Sale of Its Interests in PL 025, PL 048E and PL 187 on the Norwegian Continental Shelf
  8. New major contract to Aibel
  9. Halliburton Wins Services Contracts for HP/HT Fields in Norway
  10. Technip awarded two subsea contracts for Statoil’s Åsgard and Gudrun & Valemon projects Technip awarded two subsea contracts f
  11. Gudrun is in place
  12. USD 2.65 bn transaction to capture value and focus the portfolio
  13. Gudrun on stream
  14. Gudrun officially opened

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