February 23, 2021

Operator Neptune Energy and its partners Wintershall Dea, Petoro and OKEA have announced that production has started from the Gjøa P1 development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

Gjøa P1 has been developed via a new subsea template, tied back to existing infrastructure on the Gjøa field. It is a two-well development with one oil and one gas producer. As planned, the gas well came onstream the on 22 February, with the oil well planned to start-up later this week. Oil will be exported by pipeline to Mongstad in Norway and gas by pipeline to St. Fergus in the UK.

The semi-submersible Gjøa production unit is electrified with hydropower from shore and has one of the lowest CO2 footprints per produced barrel of oil equivalent (boe) on the Norwegian Shelf. Read more…