Statoil Submits Fast-Track Plan for Vigdis
Statoil has submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Vigdis North-East development to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Production is slated to begin in December 2012. Vigdis North-East is planned as a subsea development located about .99 miles (1.6 kilometers) from the existing subsea installation on the Vigdis field.
The field’s development will consist of a template with four wells, three producers and one water injector, connecting to the Snorre A field, located approximately 4 miles (7 kilometers) away. Produced oil and gas will be sent through a new pipeline to the existing Vigdis B template and then piped to Snorre A. Recoverable reserves are estimated at around 33 million barrels of oil equivalent. Statoil operates the field with a 41.5% interest.SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
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