Vår Energi contract include engineering services for maintenance and modification for Goliat, Balder and Ringhorne platforms. The contract was awarded to Moreld APPLY in 2016. Planned finish in 2023 with the possibility of extension by 2 additional years.
The Goliat field is located in PL 229 in the Barents Sea – the very first producing oil field in the northernmost area on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). Goliat was discovered in 2000 and Plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 2009. The field is developed with a fully winterized floating production unit including subsea systems, and production start-up took place in March 2016. Vår Energi is operator with 65 percent ownership interests, while Equinor is partner with 35 percent ownership interests.
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The Ringhorne field is located in PL 027 and 169 E in the North Sea, about 9 kilometres northeast of the Balder FPSO. The field is developed with a platform with initial processing and water injection capabilities. Production of oil and gas is routed to the Balder and Jotun installations for final processing, storage and export. Production at Ringhorne commenced in 2003. Ringhorne East is developed with four wells from the Ringhorne platform with production start-up in 2006. A new drilling campaign from the Ringhorne platform is currently being progressed, targeting drilling start-up in 2019.