Mar 21, 2017 phase 1 of johan sverdrup is under development, with first oil scheduled for late 2019. Pdf sedimentological analysis and reservoir characterization of a. The latest open access articles published in marine and petroleum. The johan sverdrup oil field sverdrup field is an oil field in the north sea, about 140 kilometres 87 mi west of stavanger, norway. Article pdf available in marine and petroleum geology. Johan sverdrup is the largest offshore oil find in norway in 30 years and is estimated to hold 1. Owners of johan sverdrup field pen preunit agreement. The most downloaded articles from marine and petroleum geology in the last 90. Johan sverdrup drilling topside sets sail for north sea. It is a fourway dip closure located at a depth of 1,900m with normal pressure and temperature. The edvard grieg discovery well proved a 40 m 1 ft oil column.
Furthermore, we have confirmed that johan sverdrup is an oil field showing enormous potential. Johan sverdrup development the most important norwegian. This site is run in cooperation by the ministry of petroleum and energy and the norwegian petroleum directorate. Johan sverdrup is located in the north sea, 155 kilometres west of karmoy. The 200 square kilometer reservoir was discovered in 2011 and holds estimated reserves of about 2. The purpose of the 3d survey discussed in this article was to clarify the geology of the south utsira high, and to delineate the johan sverdrup reservoir. Predrilling template installed at johan sverdrup field. From both a technical and an economic perspective, the expected life of the johan sverdrup field is approximately 50 years. This was the first discovery of oil after the drilling of over 200 exploration wells in the north sea triggered by the groningen gas field discovery. Thanks to largely hydroelectric power from shore, we will avoid emissions of more than 620,000 tonnes of co 2 every single year on average, around the world, there are 18 kg of co 2 emissions for every barrel of oil produced. Johan sverdrup offshore field discovery, geology, and reserves the johan sverdrup oil and gas field is located in the utsira high, which lies southwest of the norwegian continental shelf. Aug, 2015 heerema marine contractors crane vessel thialf completed the installation of the 280tonne predrilling template on johan sverdrup field. Photos used on the website are copy protected and cannot be reused without the. Johan sverdrup oil field project wakefield acoustics.
Johan sverdrup update 27 august 2018 lundin petroleum ab lundin petroleum is pleased to announce an update on the johan sverdrup development project in relation to a number of key metric improvements and submission of the phase 2 plan for development and operation pdo. The trap is structuralstratigraphic, and is located at the southern end of the utsira high, a complex basementcored megaclosure fig. Johan sverdrup to get power from shore subsea world news. Johan sverdrup the third largest oilfield on the ncs. It consists of two oil discoveries named avaldsnes and aldous, which were discovered in 2010 and 2011 respectively and located at a water depth of 110m120m. Jun, 2018 the 22,000tonne topside for the drilling platform was lifted into position in one single lift on the johan sverdrup field. Proceeding with phase 2 of the johan sverdrup development. Development concept decided for the johan sverdrup field.
Design for operation and maintenance of the johan sverdrup. Edvard grieg introduced the possibility of a continuous oilwater contact over the entire southern part of the utsira high. Statoil recommended to run johan sverdrup oil field wsj. The drilling topside for equinors johan sverdrup field is setting sail from aibels yard in haugesund on its way to the north sea today. Lundin petroleum ab lundin petroleum is pleased to announce an update on the johan sverdrup development project in relation to a number of key metric improvements and submission of the phase 2 plan for development and operation pdo.
Johan sverdrup offshore development is located approximately 150km away from the coast of stavanger, norway, in the norwegian north sea. The partners will now proceed with maturing phase 2 for the investment decision and submission of the plan for development and operation pdo in the second half of 2018. A summary of the key updated metrics was provided by the. The johan sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with dg2 phase 2 of the johan sverdrup development off norway, awarding feed contracts to aker solutions, kv.
Mar 16, 2015 the johan sverdrup oil field will be operated by landbased power supply. The johan sverdrup field has recoverable reserves of 2. Aker solutions wins hookup contract for johan sverdrup. Jan 31, 2017 fornebu, norway aker solutions won a contract from statoil for the hookup of the riser platform for the johan sverdrup field, norways largest offshore development in the past three decades. The world must fulfil the paris agreement but we still need oil, to fill the gap left by rising energy demand and declining production.
Jurassic shallow marine sandstones of the johan sverdrup field, north sea. Statoil from norway, lundin petroleum lundin from sweden, and their respective partners, maersk oil maersk from denmark, det norske from norway, and petoro from norway, are reaching the final stage of decision to award the front end engineering and design feed contract to develop the giant oil field johan sverdrup, on the norwegian continental shelf ncs. We have also started building the first platform jacket at kv. Statoil completes the first building block on the johan. So far, the johan sverdrup development is on track, says digre. Fornebu, norway aker solutions won a contract from statoil for the hookup of the riser platform for the johan sverdrup field, norways. Statoil and the field partners reached a final investment decision fid for the 2. The topside is the first, and biggest, structure to be completed and 85percent fully tested onshore before being installed offshore in a single lift.
Johan sverdrup a project with a global reach top 5 one of the biggest oil discoveries on the ncs ever 25% peak production will be equivalent to 25% of all norwegian petroleum production more than 14,000 people worldwide working on the project in 2016 norwegian contractors have secured more than 70% of the contracts awarded offshore emissions of. Could johan sverdrup be the last big north sea oilfield to be. Most downloaded marine and petroleum geology articles elsevier. Maps, illustrations, graphs and tables can be reused, given that the material is marked with the source and link to.
We are very proud to have been part of the successful phase 1 of the johan sverdrup oil field project supplying 17 high specification acoustic enclosures in 201617 and are delighted to have recently been chosen as a partner to work on phase 2 of the project in 201819 the johan sverdrup field is one of the largest oil discoveries ever made in the region and is expected to. The estimated in place hydrocarbon volume of the giant johan sverdrup field is 3. The riser platform handles all exports of oil and gas from the johan sverdrup field. Equinor and the johan sverdrup partners are the first users in. The johan sverdrup export pipeline project will involve the laying of underwater pipelines in order to transport the oil and gas produced by the johan sverdrup offshore oilfield, which is located in the north sea, norway. If you continue using our website, well assume that you are happy to.
Jette is perhaps the smallest field on the norwegian shelf, but when production started in may, it was a significant milestone for det norske. The bubble point of the johan sverdrup oil is between 62 and 69 bars, and the seismic hydrocarbon indicators can reflect oil. The johan sverdrup discovery well was located to obtain maximum sequence stratigraphic information above the potential owc at 1939 m 6362 ft msl on the east side of the high. The partnership has recommended statoil as the operator of all field phases. Below the reservoir, there is a fault ed, fractured granitic basement, with pockets of porous weathered granite, fig. Phase 1 of johan sverdrup is under development, with first oil scheduled for late 2019.
The johan sverdrup field was discovered in 2010 by exploration well 1626, drilled by pl501 operator lundin norway and partners statoil and maersk oil in the norwegian part of the north sea fig. Johan sverdrup field centre is taking shape lundin norway. Thats how little co 2 the johan sverdrup field emits compared with the world average for oil production. Johan sverdrup field blocks divisions and location on north sea. Statoil cleared for exploration drilling at giant sverdrup. The johan sverdrup drilling platform installed youtube. Production start up is expected at the end of 2019 with a forecasted production until 2050, with a plateau production seen at 550,000 650,000 boed. Reservoir characterization of jurassic sandstones of the. Observations and suggested mechanisms for generation of low. Photos used on the website are copy protected and cannot be reused without the photographers consent. Johan sverdrup the making of a giant aker solutions.
Ekofisk is an oil field in block 24 of the norwegian sector of the north sea about 320 km 200 mi southwest of stavanger. The oil will be transported to the mongstad terminal in the county of hordaland. The scale of the field the discovery of the giant johan sverdrup field in the north sea in 20102011 will endure as a milestone in the history of the norwegian oil industry. The history and timeline of the field so far, are statement bellow. Rock physics studies are ambiguous in this respect. This afternoon, four tugs will take control of the. Statoil starts offshore mobilisation for the johan sverdrup field. Equinor and the johan sverdrup partners are the first users. Marine and petroleum geology open access articles elsevier. The johan sverdrup field is in line with the predrill prospect outline and covers approximately 200 km 2 77 mi 2 with a maximum hydrocarbon column of approximately 90 m. Johan sverdrup is one of the largest oil fields ever discovered on the norwegian continental shelf. Johan sverdrup drilling topside sailaway ocean energy resources. Heerema marine contractors crane vessel thialf completed the installation of the 280tonne predrilling template on johan sverdrup.
Johan sverdrup field, north sea offshore technology. Sedimentological analysis and reservoir characterization of a multidarcy, billion barrel oil field the upper jurassic shallow marine sandstones of the johan sverdrup field, north sea, norway. The first steel jacket for the johan sverdrup field centre left the shipyard in verdal sunday, and set a course for the north sea. Statoil has, on behalf of the johan sverdrup partnership, awarded a contract to abb for landbased power supply to phase 1 of the johan sverdrup field. With this, the first of four topsides of the next north sea giant has been installed. Now we are an integrated exploration, development and production company. The discovery process behind the giant johan sverdrup field. Snow white is the name of a natural gas field in the norwegian sea, situated 140 kilometres 87 mi northwest of hammerfest, norway. The owners of the johan sverdrup field have signed a preunit agreement. The northern part of the norwegian sea is often described as the barents sea by offshore petroleum companies. It is considered to be one of the biggest oil fields in the norwegian continental shelf and comprises the avaldsnes and aldous discoveries. Sedimentological analysis and reservoir characterization of a.
The field in the north sea has become the biggest in western europe but. Johan sverdrup one of the biggest in the norwegian. The field lifetime will be 50 years, with an anticipated plateau production of 550,000650,000 barrels of oil equivalentday boed field capacity statoil share 40%. This is the first part of the field centre that will be visible above the sea surface. The johan sverdrup installation located at utsira height is expected to become the largest producing oil field in the north sea by the time it reaches its peak. Johan sverdrup field consists of two discoveries, avaldsnes and aldous, located off the coast. Johan sverdrup export pipeline project, north sea, norway. Statoil cleared for exploration drilling at giant sverdrup field. Norways big bet on a rosy future for oil financial. The oil production reached a level of about 350,000 barrels per day and a further increase is expected in 2020.
Abb has won all four hvdc powerfromshore orders ordered. The upper jurassic shallow marine sandstones of the johan. Statoil fid on oil price defying giant norways johan. The partners have decided on power from shore for the johan sverdrup field in the first phase, which will reduce total co2 emissions from the utsira high area by 6070%. In the first phase of the development plan four platforms will be built and production startup is expected to take place in 2019. Aker solutions wins hookup contract for johan sverdrup oil field. The johan sverdrup partnership consists of statoil, lundin norway, petoro, det norske oljeselskap and maersk oil. Reservoir characterization of jurassic sandstones of the johan sverdrup field, central north sea hansmartin kaspersen master thesis geology 60 credits department of geosciences the faculty of mathematics and natural sciences university of oslo 0112 2016. Statoil starts offshore mobilisation for the johan. The discovery process behind the giant johan sverdrup. Edvard grieg field apollo discovery ragnarrock discovery johan sverdrup discovery rodbysola chalk edvard grieg, johan sverdrup and apollo cretaceous contain under saturated nonbiodegraded oil main migration from 1.
Sedimentological analysis and reservoir characterization. The discovery covers an area of about 200 square kilometres. Statoil has awarded its two johan sverdrup jackets to kvaerner verdal and dragados offshore. Statoil starts offshore mobilisation for the johan sverdrup field up to 2,400 men and women have started to mobilise for the hookup and completion of the johan sverdrup field in the north sea. The field lies in two different production licenses and consists of two different discoveries called avaldsnes where lundin petroleum is the operator and aldous major south where statoil now known as equinor is operator. New infrastructure the export solution for oil and gas from the johan sverdrup field is transportation to shore via dedicated pipelines. It was a discovery that many people had been hoping for, and it opened a new and exciting chapter in our adventure. The 22,000tonne topside for the drilling platform was lifted into position in one single lift on the johan sverdrup field last weekend. Development of the johan sverdrup field is one of the largest industrial projects ever undertaken in norway. Norways statoil said that it had been recommended by its partners to operate the giant johan sverdrup oil field in the north sea, one of norways biggestever finds, estimated to hold up to 2. May 31, 2018 the johan sverdrup drilling topside is now sailing from the aibel yard in haugesund on its way to the north sea.
The johan sverdrup field will supply millions of people with the energy they need to live their lives, and in its estimated 50 year lifespan it will also generate significant financial income for norway, thanks to the 78% marginal tax rate on the norwegian. Mar 27, 2012 the owners of the johan sverdrup field have signed a preunit agreement. This area was considered exhausted after more than 40 years of disappointing onandoff exploration drilling. On april 25, the last module of the johan sverdrup riser platform was lifted into place.
The johan sverdrup drilling topside is now sailing from the aibel yard in haugesund on its way to the north sea. Det norske strikes oil at johan sverdrup appraisal well. The johan sverdrup export pipeline project will transport the oil and gas produced by the johan sverdrup offshore oil field located in north sea, norway. Discovered in 1969 by phillips petroleum company, it remains one of the most important oil fields in the north sea.
Johan sverdrup drilling topside sailaway ocean energy. Norways prime minister erna solberg at the johan sverdrup field centre. The giant johan sverdrup field was discovered in 2010 by well 1626 drilled on the utsira high, in the central part of the norwegian north sea. Geology and reserves of the johan sverdrup field the field reservoir is made of lower cretaceousjurassic age high porosity and permeability sandstones. Statoil awards feed contracts for johan sverdrup phase 2. Offshore technology oil and gas news and market analysis is using cookies. Johan sverdrup the making of a giant the johan sverdrup field is located in the utsira high area in the north sea, 160 kilometers west of stavanger at water depths of 110120 meters. During the first phase of the field development a system will be established for supplying power from shore to production start late in 2019. The estimated inplace hydrocarbon volume of the giant johan sverdrup field is 3. Norways petroleum safety authority has given the goahead to oil major statoil to start drilling an exploration well at the giant johan sverdrup oil field, where production is planned to begin. The volgianage draupne sandstone sequence cannot be seismically distinguished from the statfjord group in the west and is in seismic tuning with the eastward older. According to the agreement the owners of production licences 265 and 501 will cooperate in the planning of the johan sverdrup field towards an investment decision and submission of the plan for development and operation pdo.303 923 103 1378 475 377 125 1190 1012 651 1312 1430 691 326 32 428 354 1169 1052 1547 609 836 154 356 27 734 837 749 1314 559 1028 1335 1201 779 702 982 1381 922 444 430 1033 756 520 1058 672 1254 172 1418