Knarr Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: North Sea
  • Production start: 2015
  • Partners: BG Norge AS 45.00 %, Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS 25.00 %, RWE Dea Norge AS 10.00 %, Wintershall Norge ASA 20.00 %
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Original Recoverable reserves
    • 8.3 million Sm³ oil
    • 0.2 billion Sm³ gas
    • 0.4 million tonnes NGL
  • Production Volume:



  • Wood Group Kenny: Design package for in field and export pipelines, control systems, risers and umbilicals as well as budget and schedule estimates
  • FMC Technologies: Supply of three each of subsea production trees and water injection trees and will also provide six subsea control modules, five wellheads, two manifolds and other related equipment and controls.
  • Subsea 7: Engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a 4.5 km flowline bundle containing production, water injection and service lines and controls system, a standalone water injection flowline, flexible riser systems, the static and dynamic umbilicals systems, as well as various subsea structures, associated tie-in spools and GRP protection covers and the connection and testing of the complete subsea architecture.
  • KWSubsea: Detailed design of the 101km, 12" export gas pipeline


  • 2010 - Wood Group Kenny awarded FEED
  • 2011 - FMC awarded subsea equipment contract
  • 2011 - Teekay awarded coontract for supply of FPSO
  • 2012 - Subsea 7 awarded SURF contract
  • 2015 - Production started


  • The reservoir lies at a depth of about 3 800 metres and contains oil in Lower Jurassic sandstones of the Cook Formation.
  • The production strategy will include pressure maintenance by water injection.


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  2. KWSubsea Subsea References
  3. Wood Group Kenny awarded front end engineering design for Jordbaer field, Norway
  4. FMC Technologies Awarded $135 Million Subsea Equipment Contract for BG Norge's Knarr Development
  5. Teekay Awarded Contract for Knarr FPSO Project
  6. Subsea 7 S.A. awarded contract offshore Norway
  7. BG Group produces first oil from the Knarr field in Norway

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