Gina Krog is located about 30 kilometres northwest of Sleipner, and came on stream in June 2017.
We commenced production from the Gina Krog oil and gas field in the North Sea on June 30, 2017. The Gina Krog platform is tied in to Sleipner A and uses processing capacity on the platform and existing pipelines for sending the gas to the marked in Europe.
Gina Krog (previously Dagny), originally a minor gas discovery just north of Sleipner, is a field that has been considered for development on a number of occasions since it was first discovered in 1974. Gina Krog is a global project with substantial Norwegian deliveries. For example, the the living quarters have been built at Stord, more than half of the equipment packages come from Norway, and all drilling and well services are performed by Norwegian suppliers.
The field will be operated from Equinor’s Stavanger offices, while helicopter and base services will be run from Sola and Dusavika.
When oil and gas were proven in the neighbouring structure Gina Krog Øst (previously Dagny) in 2007, the Gina Krog landscape was reviewed again. Further delineation during the period 2008 to 2011 determined contact between Gina Krog and Gina Krog Øst and confirmed substantial volumes of oil under the entire structure.
The development of Gina Krog illustrates the importance of exploring and developing in mature areas with established infrastructure. It will be among our larger new developments with an estimated 225 million barrels of oil and gas, and help extend the lifetime and exploit available capacity on nearby Sleipner for many years to come.