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Decision on Statfjord B

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The Statfjord Unit Operating Committee (SUOC) – the highest authority for the unitised field – unanimously approved plans for building the Statfjord B platform at its meeting of 31 August 1976.
— Statfjord B is 271 metres tall to the top of its derrick. This compares with 154 metres for the UN building in New York. From a Statoil brochure in 1980
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An order was to be placed for a four-shaft Condeep gravity base structure (GBS) with a topside providing the capacity to produce 300 000 barrels per day.

A majority on the SUOC also voted to award the contract for technical design and project management to Norwegian Petroleum Contractors (NPC) in a joint venture with Brown & Root.

To learn more, see: Statfjord B – the original plan

The tow from the Gands FjordStatfjord Workers Union founded
Published November 21, 2019   •   Updated December 11, 2019
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