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Consent to use new riser on Statfjord B

Statoil ASA (Statoil) has received consent to commence use of the new Tampen Link riser on Statfjord B.

In order to increase the overall recovery rate for the Statfjord field and simultaneously extend the field's lifetime, production will be switched from pressure-supported oil production to low pressure gas production.

The gas will be transported from Statfjord to the British sector through the Tampen Link pipeline system.

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Tampen Link

The consent applies to use of a new riser and pipeline to the "Pipeline End Manifold" to route the gas from Statfjord B to Tampen Link (see illustration).

Contact person in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Mike Theiss