Norway's PSA Grants Approval for Statoil Work on Sleipner

Sleipner Complex, North Sea
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The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Statoil ASA its consent to use Sleipner Vest precompression and the Alfa Nord facilities on Sleipner T / Sleipner A.

Sleipner Vest is developed with two installations; the wellhead platform Sleipner B and the gas treatment platform Sleipner T, which is geographically situated on Sleipner ěst with a gangway connection to Sleipner A

Sleipner ěst consists of the installations Sleipner A (integrated drilling, production and living quarters platform), a riser platform and a flare stack.

The Alfa Nord development (Sleipner Vest) consists of a subsea template with four wells, a trenched and isolated 16" pipeline and modifications on Sleipner T to enable it to receive the Alfa Nord wellstream.

Alfa Nord is controlled from Sleipner A via a trenched umbilical between Sleipner A and the Alfa Nord template.

A new precompressor will replace one of the export compressors on Sleipner T and the existing export cooler will be replaced by two compact precompression aftercoolers.

The consent was granted on July 22, 2004.

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