The riser facility is the first of four facilities to be installed at the Johan Sverdrup field centre in the first phase of the field development (phase 1).
The consent applies to the use of the riser facility for commissioning of equipment and an area in the installation phase.
The various facilities and installations for phase 1 will be made ready and commissioned for use in the period from Q2 2018 until production start-up.
Production start-up for Johan Sverdrup is scheduled for Q4 2019.
Figure 1.1 Illustration of the four platforms that will constitute the Johan Sverdrup field centre, phase 1