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Norway's King to open Equinor's Johan Sverdrup field
09 Dec 2019
On 7 January next year, His Majesty the King will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg will also be present.
The official opening will take place at the field centre in the North Sea. Equinor and its partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total will invite guests and field centre personnel to attend the opening.
The event will start by a lunch on board, followed by an official opening ceremony and a guided tour of the field centre.
Production on Johan Sverdrup started on 5 October this year.
Photo: The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor ASA)
The Johan Sverdrup field is Norway’s third largest oil field. It is a technological triumph and a milestone for the Norwegian oil industry, supplying the world with energy, and creating value for society. Already producing at 350,000 barrels per day, it is expected to increase production to 440,000 barrels per day in Phase 1. What’s more, Johan Sverdrup is producing at unprecented low cost and high quality.