Svalin Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Norway
  • Location: Located in Block 25/11 in the North Sea, between the Grane and Balder fields
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Statoil, operator (57%), Petoro AS (30%), ExxonMobil E&P Norway (13%)
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 75 million barrels oil equivalent
  • Production Volume:


  • The Svalin field lies about six kilometres south-west of the Grane platform at a water depth of 125 metres.
  • The Svalin development will be tied back to the Grane platform. Svalin M will be produced by a well drilled from the Grane platform, while Svalin C will be a subsea development with a six-kilometre-long flowline to the Grane platform. The hydrocarbons will utilise shared processing and export facilities


  • Aker Solutions:
    • Two subsea trees, one four-slot integrated template structure with process distribution manifold, subsea and topside production control systems, wellhead systems and remote connection systems
    • Six kilometre long control umbilical, connectors, engineering and project management


  • 1992 - C Svalin discovered
  • 2008 - Svalin M discovered
  • 2011 - Aker Solutions awarded the engineering, procurement and construction of the subsea production system
  • 2012 - Aker awarded umbilical contract
  • 2012 - Statoil submitted their plan for development and operation (PDO) to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy
  • 2012 - The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) approved the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO)
  • 2014 - Svalin C production begins


  • There is oil and associated gas in Paleocene to Lower Eocene sandstones in the Heimdal and Balder Formations at a depth of approximately 1 750 metres. The sandstones are deposited as sub-marine fans.


  1. Svalin, NPD
  2. Aker Solutions ASA : Subsea production system award to Aker Solutions
  3. Aker Solutions wins Svalin umbilical contract
  4. Fast-track development of the Svalin field in the North Sea
  5. Development of Svalin approved
  6. Fram H-North and Svalin C production begins

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