Archive for tag: Norway

 

The first Norway's oil field- Ekofisk


14:33, 02 Април 2015

 Ekofisk, discovered in 1969, was the first commercial oil field discovered in Norway's North Sea sector. Then chief executive Egil Abrahamsen believed DNV's expertise could be applied to the emerging offshore sector, and wanted to position the company to seriously expand its activities beyond shipping. Offshore activities had few or no established rules, particularly in the harsh North Sea conditions. DNV's comprehensive technical expertise was therefore important for the...


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Troll A Platform, The Tallest Construction ever


14:43, 02 Април 2015

The Troll A platform is a condeep offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off the west coast of Norway. It is the tallest construction that has ever been moved to another position, relative to the surface of the Earth, and is among the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. The platform was a televised sensation when it was towed into the North Sea in 1996, where it is now operated by Statoil....


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