Statoil Pumps First Oil at Morvin Field
Statoil commenced production from the Morvin oil and gas satellite field on November 1. The field is a subsea development with two subsea templates and four production wells, which are tied-back to the Asgard B production platform for processing via a 12-mile (20-kilometer) long pipeline. Initially, production will flow at a rate of 24,000 boepd, and once start-up of well two commences, production is expected to increase to 51,000 boepd. Located on exploration Block 6506/11 and spanning Production Licenses 134 B and 134 C, Morvin is situated 124 miles (200 kilometers) from the shore. Statoil operates the field, holding a 64% interest; Eni holds 30%; and Total holds 6%.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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