Related Articles
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Norway's field of dreams

Equinor has had to dig deep to get Aasta Hansteen underway, in more ways than one

The Aasta Hansteen gas field has faced a challenging development as the first Norwegian Sea deepwater project -perhaps even comparable to the journey of the trailblazing 19th century Norwegian feminist after which it is named. But its operator believes these are worth overcoming due to the field's potential to open up a major new European exploration area. Located some 300km west of Sandnessjøen, far from other fields and in an area known for harsh weather conditions, Aasta Hansteen faced a range of logistical obstacles before starting production last December. Operated by Norway's Equinor and partners including Austria's OMV, Germany's Wintershall and US independent ConocoPhillips, Aasta

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
European chemicals sector rises to climate challenge
1 December 2021
Industry responds to EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ package with new business models and alliances with other sectors, says PwC’s global head of chemicals
Energy transitions for a sustainable future
1 December 2021
The challenge of meeting global energy demand while hitting net-zero targets will be at the core of this year’s World Petroleum Congress
Indian government seeks energy investors
1 December 2021
Delhi is looking to the Mideast for energy investment, oil ministry secretary Tarun Kapoor tells Petroleum Economist
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
Maps
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video