Session on Ormen Lange Offers Keynote from B.L. Hansen

Bengt Lie Hansen, Senior Vice President, Oil & Energy, Norsk Hydro ASA, offers the keynote presentation at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) session titled, The Ormen Lange Project, 2 to 4:30 p.m. (1400 to 1630), Wednesday, 5 May.

"The Ormen Lange and Langeled projects are of great significance to both the Norwegian and worldwide oil and gas environments. They are projects that require pushing technology boundaries and offer new challenges that will bring the worldwide oil and gas industry a giant step forward. Because of their unique financial strengths, the projects will allow leading global oil and gas environments to resolve special technical obstacles," said Hansen.

The keynote presentation, "Ormen Lange—The Most Challenging Deepwater Gas Development in the World," headlines the session chaired by Per A. Kjarnes and Herbert Schmachtenberg, also from Norsk Hydro.

The following papers also will be presented:

  • Storegga Slide Risk Assessment by P. Bryn, G. Brekke, T. Guttormsen, Norsk Hydro; T.J. Kvalstad, F. Nadim, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute; J.K. Lund, Scnadpower Risk Management; and J. Olsen, Scandpower A/S.
  • Subsea Facilities by T. Bernt, Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Ormen Lange Big-Bore Wells by R.A. Hartmann, Norske Shell A/S
  • Pipelines in Harsh Environment by A.K. Henriksson, Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Flow Assurance in Harsh Environment by A. Wilson, H.T. Holm, S. Overaa, Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Subsea Gas Compression—A Future Option by B. Bjerkreim, Norsk Hydro ASA

  • The presentation is part of more than 265 papers that are presented during the four-day conference, 3-6 May, at Reliant Center in Houston. For more information on the technical program or to register, visit OTC .04