Stjerne Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: 13 kilometres south-west of Oseberg South
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Statoil - 49.3%, Petoro - 33.6%, Total - 10%, ExxonMobil - 4.7% and ConocoPhillips - 2.4%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: Recoverable volumes: 45 million barrels of oil equivalent
  • Production Volume:


  • Earlier called Katla, Stjerne was developed with a four-slot subsea template.
  • Two wells will produce, while the others are for water injection to help maintain reservoir pressure
  • Oil from the field will be piped to Oseberg South, with the gas used as pressure support in Oseberg Omega North to boost output from that reservoir


  • FMC: Manufacture of three subsea trees, one manifold and associated subsea and topside control systems


  • 2009 - Stjerne Oil Field discovered
  • 2010 - FMC awarded subsea contract
  • 2011 - Approval of plans for development and operation (PDO)
  • 2013 - Stjerne comes on stream



  1. Statoil Awards $75 Million Katla Project to FMC Technologies
  2. Katla fast-track development plan submitted
  3. Speedy start for Stjerne and Vigdis North-East
  4. Stjerne comes on stream

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