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Hydro, partners win approval for Vilje plans
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 @ 03:14:22 EST
Topic: UPCOMING PROJECTS


Vilje tieback planHydro, Marathon Oil and Total E&P have had their Vilje tieback plan approved by the Norwegian Oil and Energy Ministry, it was learned Monday.

The North Sea field's sub-sea array will send its oil to the floating production, storage and offloading Alvheim FPSO 19 kilometres to the southwest.

Alvheim and Vilje will switch on in February 2007, with the latter supplying 52.2 million barrels of oil and 400 million standard cubic feet of gas for up to 17 years.

Partners wills pend some $327 million on the project, beginning with the drilling of production wells in February 2006.

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Source: OilPort.net
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