PSA Gives Statoil Green Light to Use Facilities on Morvin Field

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Statoil consent to use the facilities on the Morvin field in the Norwegian Sea. The consent also covers new process equipment on the Åsgard B facility.

Morvin is located in block 6506/11 in the Norwegian Sea, 20 km north of the Kristin field and 15 km west of Åsgard B.

This high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) oil field is part of production licenses 134 B and C. The field is being developed with a seabed solution with two well templates and a total of four production wells. The wellstream is routed via pipeline to Åsgard B for processing and export.

The development also entails modifications of process equipment on the Åsgard B facility:

  • New flowlines
  • Upgrades of the hydrate injection system
  • New chemical injection pumps
  • New hydraulics package for the seabed installations
  • Power supply system for direct electric heating
  • Gas outlet from the gas injection system to gas lift on the riser base
  • Upgrade of metering system on test separator