The platform was due to be installed in the summer of 1976, with production starting at the end of 1977. Plans called for the second phase to begin when sufficient information on the reservoir had been obtained. This would involve building two-three platforms similar to the A structure.
Oil was to be exported by shuttle tankers in the first phase, while pipeline transport to a land-based terminal was discussed as a possibility for stage II.
To learn more, see article: Organisation of the construction projects
Moe, J. (1980). Kostnadsanalysen norsk kontinentalsokkel : Rapport fra styringsgruppen oppnevnt ved kongelig resolusjon av 16. mars 1979 : Rapporten avgitt til Olje- og energidepartementet 29. april 1980 : 2 : Utbyggingsprosjektene på norsk sokkel (Vol. 2). Oslo: [Olje- og energidepartementet]:140.
Proposition no 114 to the Storting (1974-75), p 8-10.