Equinor and Aker BP agree on way forward for Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim

June 11, 2020 08:41 CEST | Last modified June 11, 2020 11:08 CEST
Illustration of the Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim licenses

The parties have entered into an agreement on commercial terms for a coordinated development of the licenses Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim (NOA) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Equinor is the operator of the Krafla license and Aker BP is the operator of the NOA and the Fulla licenses.

The area consists of many licenses and complex reservoirs that contains several oil and gas discoveries with total recoverable resources estimated at more than 500 million barrels of oil equivalents, with further exploration and appraisal potential identified.

The contemplated development concept for the area consists of a processing platform in south operated by Aker BP and an unmanned processing platform in north operated by Equinor with possibilities to several satellite platforms and tiebacks to cover the various discoveries.

Developing these resources will have significant effect on the supplier industry when it comes to engineering, development and the operational phase.

The area is located between Oseberg and Alvheim in the North Sea.

The partners in the licences are Equinor ASA, Aker BP AS and LOTOS Exploration and Production Norge AS.

The parties invite to a joint press conference at Forus East, main entrance, Stavanger at 13:00 CEST.

It will be possible to follow the press conference in Microsoft Teams. Please note that press conference will be in Norwegian. Please send an email to bely@equinor.com to register your interest and receive a Teams invite to the press conference.

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