Morvin is located in block 6506/11 in the Norwegian Sea, 20 km north of the Kristin field and 15 km west of Åsgard B.
This high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) oil field is part of production licences 134 B and C. The field is being developed with a seabed solution with two well templates and a total of four production wells. The wellstream is routed via pipeline to Åsgard B for processing and export.
The development also entails modifications of process equipment on the Åsgard B facility:
The Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) of Morvin was approved in April 2008.
The plan calls for the first Morvin production well to be ready for production in August 2010.
Statoil is the operator of Morvin, with an ownership interest of 64 per cent. The other licensees are Eni (30 per cent) and Total (6 per cent).
Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
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