Petrojarl Knarr FPSO

Summary Information

  • Name: Petrojarl Knarr FPSO
  • Field: Knarr Oil Field
  • Country: Norway
  • Ownership: Teekay
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  • Field Operated By: BG Group
  • Capacity: 63,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion: 2014

Brief Description

  • FPSO Petrojarl Knarr is 256.4 meters long and 48 meters wide with a dwt of 135,000 tons
  • The FPSO will have a maximum design production capacity of 63,000 barrels per day (bbls/d)
  • The Knarr FPSO design, which makes use of Samsung's previous experience in delivering turnkey FPSO units, incorporates top-side configuration designed for high uptime and the turret mooring system is a proprietary technology


  • Teekay: Provision of FPSO
  • Samsung Heavy Industries: FPSO construction
  • Aker:
    • Pusnes Offloading System
    • Single stage electrostatic coalescer
  • Kavin Engineering: Detailed Engineering of LP Compressor Package
  • ABB: Electrical Systems


  • Commissioning


  • 2011 - Teekay awarded contract for supply of FPSO
  • 2014 - The vessel arrives in Norway
  • 2015 - First oil

Other Information

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  1. ABB FPSO References
  2. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  3. Kavin Engineering FPSO References
  4. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  5. Teekay Awarded Contract for Knarr FPSO Project
  6. Fairmount tugs succesfully delivered FPSO Petrojarl Knarr to Norway
  7. Teekay Offshore Awarded New FPSO Contract for Petrojarl I FPSO and Agrees to Acquire Knarr FPSO
  8. BG Group produces first oil from the Knarr field in Norway

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