StatoilHydro to Carry Out Modifications on Oseberg C

StatoilHydro has been granted consent to upgrade the drilling facility on Oseberg C.

The consent includes the replacement and upgrade of equipment and systems in order to achieve a higher HSE standard and regularity, and provide the foundation for robust and safe drilling until the licence period expires in 2031.

The following main activities are planned:

  • Clean-up and preparing of areas and systems
  • Dismantling of existing equipment and systems
  • Pre-fabrication and procurement of new/modified equipment
  • Testing of equipment
  • Shipping and transportation
  • Installation and connection work
  • Completion
  • Operation preparations and start-up

The modifications will be carried out during two downtime periods and are scheduled for completion by the end of May 2011.