Grane drilling module in place

May 5, 2003, 01:00 CEST

On Saturday night the drilling module was lifted on board the Grane platform in the North Sea. All three of the large Grane modules are now in place.

The lifting operation started at 21.00 Saturday evening and was successfully completed at 04.00 Sunday morning. The flare stack was also installed on Sunday.

All the large modules are now in place after the successful lifting operation over the last weeks.

The 11,200 tonne production module was installed on the field on Wednesday 23 April, and in the early hours of Monday morning 28 April, the residential and power generation module was lifted into place.