Equinor granted life extension for two North Sea fields

first_imgEquinor has received consents from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the facilities on the Vigdis and Tordis fields – both located in the North Sea off Norway – beyond their original operating life. Source: EquinorConsent for operation of the Vigdis field expires on March 9, 2024. In order to recover the remaining reserves from the field, Equinor, the operator, has applied for consent to extend the operating life of the facilities on the field.In a report on Tuesday, the PSA said it had granted consent for the use of the facilities on the Vigdis field until December 31, 2040.Vigdis is a field located in the Tampen area in the northern part of the North Sea, between the Snorre, Statfjord, and Gullfaks fields. The water depth in the area is 280 meters. Vigdis was discovered in 1986, and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 1994. The field has been developed with seven subsea templates and two satellite wells connected to the Snorre A platform. Production started in 1997.Consent for operation of the Tordis field expires on December 31, 2019. In order to recover the remaining reserves from the field, Equinor has applied for consent to extend the operating life of the facilities on the field.The safety authority has now granted consent for the use of the facilities on the Tordis field until December 31, 2036.Tordis is a field in the Tampen area in the northern part of the North Sea, between the Statfjord and Gullfaks fields. The water depth in the area is 150-220 meters. Tordis was discovered in 1987, and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 1991.The field has been developed with a central subsea manifold tied-back to Gullfaks C, which also supplies water for injection. Seven single-well satellites and two subsea templates are tied-back to the manifold. Production started in 1994.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today, please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.last_img read more

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Honour for former Clonmel rugby club member.

first_imgNot surprisingly Six Nations champions, Ireland were named as the team of the year. Andrew Trimble was last night named The Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Player of the Year.The Ulster and Ireland winger was recognised for a series of out-standing performances during Ireland’s Six Nations victory.Former Clonmel Rugby Club member Niamh Briggs picked up the Women’s Player of the Year for a second successive season.last_img

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Earle McEntire, 89, Wellington: Oct. 10, 1924 – Oct. 10, 2013

first_imgEarle McEntireEarle McEntire, 89, of Wellington, died, Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 16th at the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2013 with the family receiving friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Burial will be at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington. A memorial has been established with the Avenue of Flags or Century Park and may be left with the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home of Wellington. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.hawksfuneralhome.Earle Emmett McEntire was born October 10, 1924 the son of Orman Emmett and Kathryn (Simmler) McEntire in Tulsa, OK. Earle was united in marriage to Dorothy Ann Tideman on October 17, 1953 in Tulsa, OK. He served his country in the US Air Force where he learned his aviation trade. He worked in Aviation his entire career for Cessna, Beech and Raytheon, retiring after 39 years. Earle enjoyed his family life and spent time with his children, Chuck, Kenny and Sally. They enjoyed bike riding, camping, visiting cousins, boy scouts, girl scouts and other activities together. When his grandchildren came along, he still had energy to hike and bike ride with them. Just last year he was still swimming when he visited Phoenix. Earle loved to eat and could consume more than most and remain incredibly slim, to the envy of others. He was a lifetime MasonSurviving to honor his memory are his children, Charles, (Chuck) and his wife Alice McEntire of Catoosa, OK, Kenny and his wife Andy McEntire of Wellington, KS, and Sally Hawley and her husband Hugh of Peoria, AZ; seven grandchildren, Charlie McEntire, Jami Ames, Rebecca McEntire, Serina Mannen and Kassie McEntire, Stephanie Fogelson and Jessica Hawley, 10 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Ken McEntire of Denver, CO.Earle is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 54 years Dorothy McEntire.last_img read more

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