Global Leader in International Oil and Gas Industry News

posted in:

Statoil announces temporary shutdown on Troll C

Friday, Nov 16, 2012

Production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea has been temporarily halted pending further investigation of corrosion found in the auxiliary system for gas treatment.

During a scheduled inspection on the platform corrosion was discovered on a tank in the glycol system, which is an auxiliary system for treating gas on the platform.

A similar tank in a parallel gas treatment system is currently being checked.

Troll C production has been temporarily stopped pending the investigation results.

An expert team has been formed to determine further action and work scope.

Troll C has a daily production of around 120,000 barrels of oil and 10.5 million cubic metres of gas. The Fram licence owns 50.000 barrels of the oil and two million cubic metres of the gas.

Source: Statoil

To access over 3,000 of the latest oil projects from across the world visit Projects OGP for free trial today

posted in:

Other Oil & Gas News

AVEVA provides Integrated Engineering & Design solutions to TOTAL E&P Nigeria Limited 18-04-2014
Oando Energy Resources increases deposit for acquisition of Nigerian Upstream Oil and Gas Business of ConocoPhillips 18-04-2014
Linde will be exclusive hydrogen supplier for the Shell Eco-marathon in Houston 18-04-2014
Technip wins Umbilical contract for Kaombo project in Angola 18-04-2014
Forest Oil announces first quarter 2014 earnings release date and teleconference 18-04-2014
Saipem announces awarded FPSO contracts in Angola worth more than $4 billion 18-04-2014
Endeavour announces settlement of SM Energy litigation 18-04-2014
Drilling and production update 18-04-2014
Shell announces Malaysia deep-water gas discovery 18-04-2014
Meeting between the Ukrainian Minister of Energy, Yuri Prodan, and Eni's CEO Paolo Scaroni 18-04-2014