Ekofisk March beginsOil crisis in reverse

Ekofisk becomes transport hub

person by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Ekofisk has become a hub for transporting gas from other fields as well as Phillips’ own production.
— Sunset over Ekofisk. Photo: Husmo Foto/Norwegian Petroleum Museum
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Ekofisk blir transportknutepunkt
The new gas pipeline went from Statfjord, via Kårstø to Ekofisk and further through Norpipe to Emden.

Statfjord needed to be tied into the Norpipe gas pipeline from Ekofisk to Emden. The Statpipe transport system was therefore laid to a huge processing plant at Kårstø north of Stavanger. It then continued to the Ekofisk 2/4 S riser platform where it tied into Norpipe.

In 1989, however, Statpipe was laid in a bypass around the Ekofisk Complex and reconnected to Norpipe on the seabed further to the south.


Ekofisk March beginsOil crisis in reverse
Published 21. June 2019   •   Updated 7. October 2019
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