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This is the first transatlantic project.30
In taking over Norsk Hydro's oil and gas unit, the new
StatoilHydro also acquired the technology and expertise that
went into building the giant Ormen Lange natural gas field in
the Norwegian Sea, in which all of the installations are
underwater and had to be placed on the extremely steep and
uneven area of the sea floor in order to be able to withstand
exceptional currents, extreme wind and wave conditions,
and subzero temperatures on the sea floor.31 Ormen Lange
is located at depths of between 800 and 1,100 metres off the
coast of mid-Norway. It contains 375 billion cubic metres of
gas. Twenty-four wells are planned for Ormen Lange, in four
seabed templates. The untreated well stream will be directed
through two multiphase pipes to an onshore facility at
Nyhavna, where the gas will be dried and compressed
before being sent 1,200 km to Great Britain through the
world’s longest offshore gas export pipeline.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has confirmed
a new oil discovery by StatoilHydro in the Barents Sea. The
company has found oil 65 km north of the city of
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