Johan Sverdrup drilling topside sailaway on board Pioneering Spirit

Johan Sverdrup drilling topside sailaway on board Pioneering Spirit

The Johan Sverdrup drilling topside is now sailing from the Aibel yard in Haugesund on its way to the North Sea. The topside is the first, and biggest, structure to be completed and 85-percent fully tested onshore before …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Power cable being installed at Johan Sverdrup makes field best in class for CO2 emissions

Power cable being installed at Johan Sverdrup makes field best in class for CO2 emissions

The laying of the cable supplying Johan Sverdrup with power from shore started last week. This helps make the North Sea giant one of the oil and gas fields with the lowest CO2 emissions worldwide. On Wednesday last week …
May 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Mobilising the offshore organisation for the Johan Sverdrup field

Mobilising the offshore organisation for the Johan Sverdrup field

Today starts the mobilisation of up to 2,400 women and men who will work to hook-up, finalize and eventually start-up the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. Later today approximately 150 people – plus crew …
May 3, 2018 /  Curious
Pipelaying operations for Norway’s largest oil pipeline are underway

Pipelaying operations for Norway’s largest oil pipeline are underway

The operations to install Norway’s largest pipeline to the Johan Sverdrup field started outside Mongstad, north of Bergen, late last week onboard the vessel Saipem Castorone. Soon the tip of the first pipe of what …
May 1, 2018 /  Curious
The first Johan Sverdrup topside installed

The first Johan Sverdrup topside installed

Yesterday the last module of the Johan Sverdrup riser platform was lifted into place. With this, the first of four topsides of the next North Sea giant has been installed. “It’s a special feeling to see …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Curious
First sign of Johan Sverdrup emerging offshore

First sign of Johan Sverdrup emerging offshore

Last week the jacket for the Johan Sverdrup riser platform was installed by Thialf crane vessel owned by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). Weighing a good 26,000 tonnes the jacket is the largest on the Norwegian …
Aug 1, 2017 /  Curious
Major structures for Johan Sverdrup arrive at Verdal (Video)

Major structures for Johan Sverdrup arrive at Verdal (Video)

The first of two shipments of pile clusters and flotation tanks arrived at Kvaerner’s yard at Verdal 4 October. The structures will be installed on the first and largest steel jacket for the Johan Sverdrup …
Oct 10, 2016 /  Vessels
Boskalis acquires USD 40 million contract for transporting Johan Sverdrup platform modules

Boskalis acquires USD 40 million contract for transporting Johan Sverdrup platform modules

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Samsung Heavy Industries for the transportation of the three topside modules of the riser platform and the topside of the processing platform for …
Apr 1, 2016 /  Vessels
Construction start on Johan Sverdrup platform

Construction start on Johan Sverdrup platform

Apprentice Jens Erik Eriksen in Kværner and Norway’s minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien marked the construction start on the Johan Sverdrup utility and living quarters platform on the island of Stord, …
Mar 31, 2016 /  Vessels
Production drilling started on Johan Sverdrup field (Video)

Production drilling started on Johan Sverdrup field (Video)

At 00:00 on Tuesday 1 March the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig commenced on the first of a total of 35 wells to be drilled in the first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development. Happiness onboard the Deepsea …
Mar 1, 2016 /  Curious