Visund Nord is in the northern part of the North Sea in production licence 120, where Statoil is the operator. Water depth at the site is approx. 380 metres.
The planned start-up is August 2013.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has now granted consent to use pipelines and subsea production in accordance with Statoil's application.
Øyvind Midttun, press contact
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