Ekofisk committee reportsOcean Viking completes discovery well

Government consent for phase II

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The Ministry of Industry gave its consent on 1 March 1972 to the technical proposals for the second phase of the Ekofisk development.
— Development phase II.
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In addition to the 2/4 A and B production platforms, this covered the central Ekofisk Complex with four steel structures – 2/4 FTP, Q, C and P, a flare stack and the tank (2/4 T).

Before any pipelines were in place, the four wells from the test production phase would be tied into the permanent platforms. Flowlines to the loading buoys ran from the FTP facility.

Phillips was in a hurry, and the platforms had been ordered more than a year before official government approval had been secured.

Ekofisk committee reportsOcean Viking completes discovery well
Published 24. May 2019   •   Updated 4. October 2019
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