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Equinor starts up third UK development in 2019

9 December 2019

6 December saw Equinor UK and its partners commence production from Barnacle, the company’s third upstream development in the UK to come onstream in 2019.

Barnacle is located in UK waters, just 2km from the UK-Norway maritime border and consists of one extended reach well tied back to the Statfjord B platform. The field is the first in Equinor’s portfolio to be fully located in the UK but produced through existing infrastructure in Norway.

An accelerated development programme meant it was completed in just 14 months, from licence award to the start of production. Read more…


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