Kvitebjon Gas And Condensate Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: 130 km west of Sognefjorden in block 34/11
  • Production start: 2003
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas and Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Kvitebjørn Field is a gas field located about 130 km west of Sognefjorden in block 34/11, close to the Gullfaks field on the Norwegian continental shelf in the North Sea.
  • Kvitebjørn is built with a fixed platform with a steel chassis and is fully integrated with the derrick, processing facilities and living quarters. Water depth in the area is around 190 meters. Production started in 2003, and the reservoir is about 4000 meters deep
  • Gas is sent to the Kollsnes Gas Processing Plant


  • Aker Verdal: Construction of Jacket
  • Fabricom / Bergen Group:
    • Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation & Commissioning), involves modifications to the Kvitebjørn platform to improve its compression capacity
    • Modifications to Kvitebjørn for tie in of the future Valemon platform


  • 1997 - Statoil acquired BP's stake in the field
  • 2003 - Production started
  • 2010 - Fabricom / Bergen Group awarded contract for compression project



  1. Jotun Platform References
  2. Kvaerner Platform References
  3. BP and Statoil Agree North Sea Asset Exchange
  4. Kvitebjørn pre-compression project award

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