Ivar Aasen Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Det Norske
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: northern part of the North Sea
  • Production start: Expected 2016
  • Partners: Statoil and Bayerngas
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 150 million barrels of oil equivalents
  • Production Volume:


  • The field was previously know as Draupne
  • The Ivar Aasen project is situated west of the Johan Sverdrup-field in the North Sea, containing approximately 150 million barrels of oil equivalents. First oil is expected in the fourth quarter of 2016
  • The development of the field will be coordinated with the development of the Edvard Grieg Oil And Gas Field
  • The Ivar Aasen development comprises production of the resources in three discoveries; Ivar Aasen, Hanz and West Cable.
  • The fields are being developed with a manned platform located above the Ivar Aasen discovery and a subsea installation on Hanz tied to the Ivar Aasen platform by means of a flowline and umbilical system. From start of production the Ivar Aasen-platform is electrified


  • SMOE: Provision of engineering, procurement and construction services for the platform topside
  • Wood Group Mustang: Topsides detailed engineering and design
  • Apply: Living quarters for the Ivar Aasen platform
  • Claxton: Procurement of high and low-pressure surface drilling risers
  • KWSubsea Subsea References: Conceptual study to establish feasible design solutions


  • 2012 - Det Norske submitted the PDO to the Minister of Petroleum and Energy
  • 2013 - SMOE awarded topside contract
  • 2013 - Project approval awarded



  1. Ivar Aasen, Det Norske
  2. KWSubsea Subsea References
  3. Environmental impact assessment, Ivar Aasen
  4. Det norske to develop Ivar Aasen
  5. SMOE to build platform on Ivar Aasen
  6. Wood Group Mustang awarded detailed engineering for Ivar Aasen Platform, Offshore Norway
  7. All set to develop Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog
  8. Leirvik to build living quarters on Ivar Aasen
  9. Claxton wins biggest-ever drilling riser contract offshore Norway

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