Total E&P is operator on the Martin Linge project. Oil and gas production is expected to start in 2016 with a capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d).
The development of this offshore oil and condensate involves the construction of an integrated wellhead, production and accommodations platform. Gas from the field will be exported to the UK via the FUKA gas pipeline.
Technip, leader in a consortium with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), was awarded by Total E&P Norge, a contract for the Martin Linge development covering the engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, hook-up and commissioning of the topsides of a fixed production platform. The topsides will compose of utility, process and flare modules, as well as a living quarter with 95 single-bed cabins. The topsides, with an estimated operating weight of 25,000 tons, will be installed on an eight legged jacket.
The topsides are built at Samsung Heavy Industry and scheduled to be in operation by the end of 2016.
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