The large Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norway’s North Sea is already producing 350,000 barrels of oil per day, two months after approaching stream, a senior government at Equinor, the operator of the large oilfield, instructed Reuters on Tuesday.
Manufacturing at Johan Sverdrup has elevated to 350,000 bpd, Arne Sigve Nylund, Government Vice President, Growth & Manufacturing Norway, instructed Reuters.
Three weeks after the oilfield was introduced on-line on October 5, oil manufacturing totaled 200,000 bpd, and the sector was on the point of ship its first Sverdrup oil cargo to Asian prospects.
With the rise in manufacturing volumes to 350,000 bpd, Johan Sverdrup is now the most important producing oilfield in western Europe, pumping greater than among the hottest oilfields within the North Sea, together with Troll and Ekofisk offshore Norway and Buzzard within the UK, Reuters notes.
With anticipated assets of two.7 billion barrels of oil equal, Johan Sverdrup is one of the largest discoveries on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) ever made and one of many largest industrial initiatives…