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Unformatted text preview: uld pull out of the Stockman Development Co.
before a final development decision is made in late 2009, according to the
Scandinavian Oil and Gas Magazine.28 The reason is that the criteria for
hiring contractors — Russian or foreign — remain unsettled. About 100
sub-contractors in Murmansk and Archangelsk Oblast have been identified,
while roughly 350 companies in northern Norway are considered possible
With the opening of the liquefaction and export plant
at Melkøya in Northern Norway in 2007, Norwegian gas now
reaches markets outside Europe for the first time. Snøhvit,
the first offshore field in the Barents Sea, in the Hammerfest
Basin, located at a depth of 340 metres and developed by
StatoilHydro, is Europe’s first LNG29 export facility, and has
an annual capacity of 5.7 billion cubic metres. It contains
condensate and an underlying oil zone. The production
facility consists of 19 production wells and a CO2 injection
well. There are 160 billion cubic metres of recoverable g...
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