Aasta Hansteen

Statoil goes for execution with Aasta Hansteen offshore project

Hyundai Heavy Industries books $1.1 billion Topsides  Statoil and its partners, OMV from Austria and ConocoPhillips from USA made the final investment decision (FID) and awarded the topsides, the most critical package, of the Aasta Hansteen project to Hyundai Heavy Industries. Previously named Luva, the Aasta Hansteen is located 300 kilometers offshore Norway by 1,300 …

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OMV in brief

An international oil and gas company  Based in Vienna, OMV Aktiengesellschaft  (OMV) is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies with 29,800 employees in 2011 Historically, OMV is an integrated upstream–midstream–downstream company with activities mostly concentrated in Europe. Upstream, OMV explore and produce oil and gas in Romania and Austria and holds working interests all …

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Petro Arctic

Definition Petro Arctic is a Norwegian association to promote the potential suppliers willing to participate to the development and operations of the offshore oil and gas projects in North Norway and the Barents Sea.  Comments Petro Arctic was created in 1997 to involve local companies in the Snøhvit LNG project. Since then the mission of Petro …

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Technip and HHI win $660 million Aasta Hansteen (ex Luva) SPAR hull

OMV to replace ExxonMobil in Aasta Hansteen partnership with Statoil and ConocoPhillips Aasta Hansteen field was previously named Luva and is one of the largest field in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) with a development planned to cost some $5.6 billion (NOK 34 billion) of capital expenditure. Aasta Hansteen is the start of deepwater development in the Norwegian Sea and …

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Aker and CB&I design $5.6 billion Spar for Statoil Aasta Hansteen

Statoil, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips rename Luva project into Aasta Hansteen During the concept selection Statoil estimated the development capital expenditure in the Aasta Hansteen field  (formerly named Luva) at some $5.6 billion (NOK 34 billion). With a total hull weight of 45,000 ton, a length of 193 meters and a draught of 170 meters, the Aasta …

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“SPAR”

 Definition SPAR is the acronym for Single Point Anchor Reservoir (SPAR). This descriptive definition refers to a floating system with infield flow lines and associated subsea infrastructure to connect the subsea production and injection wells. Comments From design perspective a SPAR is a cylindrical, partially submerged offshore drilling and production platform that is particularly well-adapted …

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