One of the biggest oil discoveries on the NCS ever.
Peak production on Johan Sverdrup will be equivalent to 25% of all Norwegian petroleum production.
First-phase development work can provide some 51,000 man-years of work in Norway; 2,700 man-years in the production phase.
Offshore emissions of climate gases will be reduced by 80%-90% compared with a standard development procedure involving gas turbines on the NCS.
When we first discovered oil in the North Sea, there were few people in Norway who could foresee the growth and affluence this venture would bring to the country.
In many ways, Johan Sverdrup represents the sum total of 40 years' development and activities on the Norwegian continental shelf.
For it was then that the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea was discovered.
The world will be dependent on oil and gas, even in a two-degree scenario, for many years to come. Oil is necessary for transport, in food production and for the production of plastic and other products that we use every single day. The world’s production of oil and gas is falling. Even given a low-carbon development, the world will in 2035 still require new oil fields that can supply 20 times as Norway’s current total production. Johan Sverdrup will be one of the most important oil fields providing sufficient energy for a growing global economy, also within the scope of the two-degree target.
Creating impressive value through job opportunities and revenues to the owners and to society at large.
Low discharges due to reinjection and the best possible purification techniques. Produced water will be re-injected into the reservoir, thereby cutting discharges by an estimated 98%.
No negative impact on biological diversity has been discerned.
Statoil 40.0267%Lundin Norway 22.6%Petoro 17.36%Det norske oljeselskap 11.5733%Maersk Oil 8.44%
Published 2015-02-12, 09:03 CET. Updated 2015-08-26, 15:33 CET.
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