27
Apr
08

Ormen Lange (Subsea to Shore Technology)

Norway Blocks 6305/1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8

Landmark: Europe’s Deepest Subsea Development at 1,000 m (3,300 ft)

Project Overview:
Contract Award: 2003 (Ph I)
2005E (Ph II)
2007E (Ph III)
Sales: Kongsberg, Norway
Fab. Trees: Dunfermline, U.K.
Fab. Controls: Kongsberg, Norway
Service Base: Bergen, Norway
Host Type: Onshore
Contract Type: EPC

Project Characteristics:
No. Trees: 8 (Ph I)
No. Trees: 8 (Ph II)
No. Trees: 8 (Ph III)
Water Depth: 1,000m (3,300 ft)
Tree Type: Enhanced Horizontal
Tree Pressure: 10,000 psi
Hydrocarbon: Gas

Project Ownership:
Petoro 36 %
StatoilHydro 29 % (operator for development phase)
Shell 17 % (operator for operational phase)
Dong 11 %
ExxonMobil 7 %

Scope of Work: Phase I
Eight (8) enhanced horizontal 7″ 10,000 psi subsea trees
Separate installable-retrievable choke modules
Nine (9) UWD-15 subsea wellhead systems
Two (2) 8-slot foundation bottom structures and manifold systems with 20″ headers including 30″ pig-loop system
One (1) PLET (pipeline end termination) module
KS-200 control systems with fiber optic as primary communication system
Electro-hydraulic Work-Over Control Systems (WOCS) with XT, LS and HSW umbilical systems
Open sea Lower Riser Package (LRP) and Emergency
Disconnect Package (EDP)
Drillpipe landing string system
Choke module running tool, Module Running Tool (MRT) and ROV tooling system
Large-bore tie-in system for 20″/30″ clamp connectors
Small-bore tie-in system for less than 14″ collett connectors
System Integration testing, installation assistance, service and maintenance

Comments

The Ormen Lange Development is presently the single largest project in Norway. As many as 18,000 people will be employed directly and indirectly as a result of this project. The development is situated 120 km (75 miles) off the west coast of Norway in the upper part of the Storegga area. Natural gas reserves cover a geographical area of 350 km2 (130 miles) and are located in water depths varying from 850 to 1,100 m (2,800 to 3,600 ft). The seabed is very irregular, with a soil varying from stiff rock to soft clay.

The development is divided into three phases. The well stream will be transferred via pipelines to an onshore processing plant. The processed gas will be transported through pipelines and then exported to the U.K. and the European continent. The development will operate both as a base and swing load field. Norsk Hydro is the operator for the planning and development phase. Shell will take over as operator when Ormen Lange comes onstream in October 2007. Shell will also be responsible for drilling of the production wells.

The development plan for the Ormen Lange Field offers improved economics when compared with the original concept selection. This is due to an increase in recoverable reserves, increased production level, higher processing capacity, higher transport capacity and more flexibility in the proposed concept.
taken from :

http://www.fmctechnologies.com/Subsea/Projects/Norway/NorskHydroOrmenLange.aspx

a presentation / pdf file that discusses more about Ormen Lange Field, you can find in here :

ormen-lange


0 Responses to “Ormen Lange (Subsea to Shore Technology)”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


April 2008
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  

Recent Comments

mustaqim indrawan on Pembangkit Listrik Tenaga Angi…
Deny WS on Pembangkit Listrik Tenaga Angi…
Abdurrahman ibnu uma… on [INFO] Open Source Software…
sinta on Wind Energy Indonesia
rivanroyono on Teknik Fisika (Engineering Phy…

Flickr Photos

Nittele Tower in black and white

Buachaille Etive Mor

Morning Silence

More Photos

Blog Stats

  • 109,081 hits

where you from

<script language="Javascript" src="http://www.ip2phrase.com/ip2phrase.asp?template=You are browsing our website through ISP .">
Powered by IP2Location.com

%d bloggers like this: