Njord Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location:
  • Production start:
  • Partners: E.ON - 30.00 %, Faroe Petroleum - 7.50 %, GDF SUEZ - 40.00 %, Statoil - 20.00 %, VNG - 2.50 %
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Original Recoverable reserves
    • 28.5 million Sm³ oil
    • 17.2 billion Sm³ gas
    • 3.9 million tonnes NGL
  • Production Volume: 2013
    • Oil: 10 000 barrels/day
    • Gas: 0.98 billion Sm³
    • NGL: 0.23 million tonnes

Description

  • Njord is an oil field located about 30 kilometres west of Draugen in the Norwegian Sea. The water depth in the area is 330 metres.
  • The field has been developed with a semi-submersible drilling, accommodation and production facility and a storage vessel, Njord B.
  • The facility is placed over subsea completed wells connected through flexible risers.
  • The facility was originally only producing oil
  • The Hyme Oil Field was developed as a subsea tie back
  • The oil is off-loaded from the storage vessel to tankers for transport to the market. The gas is transported through Åsgard Transport to Kårstø.

Contractors

  • Kværner Masa: Njord Bravo FSU constuction
  • Aker Solutions:
    • Njord A Semi-sub construction
    • CEC qualification testing
    • Pusnes Offloading System
  • Stolt Offshore: Subsea installations
  • KWsubsea: 12" (40.3km) Pipeline

History

  • 1986 - Njord Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 1997 - First oil produced
  • 2001 - Gaz de France acquired a stake from Statoil
  • 2007 - Gas exports started
  • 2011 - GDF Suez acquired Exxons 20% stake
  • 2013 - Production commences from Hyme

Geology

  • The reservoir consists of Jurassic sandstones in the Tilje and Ile Formations. The field has a complicated fault pattern with only partial communication between the segments. The reservoir depth is approximately 2 850 metres.

Links

  1. NPD, Njord
  2. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  3. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  4. Jotun FPSO References
  5. Serimax Europe Pipeline References
  6. KWsubsea Upheaval Buckling And Out Of Straightness Analysis
  7. Sale of offshore holdings approved
  8. Njord prepares for gas export
  9. Consolidation of its position in Norway and important discovery in Indonesia
  10. Damaged ballast tank on "Floatel Superior"

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