(Courtesy Neptune Power)
The corporate and its companions accelerated the schedule for the challenge, which is able to join two templates to the Neptune-operated Gjøa semisubmersible platform.
Gjøa P1 is now on the right track to ship first oil two months forward of the unique plan, regardless of COVID-19 associated points. The place attainable, parallel exercise has continued in drilling, engineering, fabrication, and set up.
The corporate secured approval for each developments a 12 months in the past from the Norwegian authorities.
Neptune’s Head of the Subsea Gjøa Mission, Crawford Brown stated: “Growing these two stay tasks in parallel supplies higher flexibility and permits Neptune and its companions to extend effectivity and scale back prices.
“We’ve taken a marketing campaign method in our use of vessels and customary gear, reaching optimistic synergies via joint mobilization and focusing on collaboration between challenge groups for Neptune and our key contractors and companions…
“The event of those tiebacks will improve manufacturing and prolong the manufacturing lifetime of our operated Gjøa platform.”
Fabrication of the tie-in spools continues at TechnipFMC’s spoolbase in Evanton, UK. Development of the Duva and Gjøa P1 subsea manifolds is nearing completion, and full system integration testing is in progress.
The manifolds needs to be put in later this 12 months, adopted by related tie-in operations. Improvement drilling on each Gjøa P1 and Duva will proceed via the tip of February 2021, in parallel with topside work on the Gjøa platform.
First manufacturing from Gjøa P1 ought to movement later this 12 months, with Duva set to come back onstream throughout 3Q 2021.
Duva is 12 km (7.5 mi) from the platform. The Gjøa P1 phase is in the northern a part of the Gjøa area.