GUIDE TO WORLD CRUDES: Statoil's Njord is light, low-sulfur crude

Statoil has developed Njord field with a floating steel platform, Njord A (photograph), which has an integrated deck with drilling and processing, as well as living quarters.Statoil has developed Njord field with a floating steel platform, Njord A (photo by Atle Karstad, Statoil).During the first phase of the field's life, oil was recovered with 11 production wells, while 4 injection wells reinjected natural gas to provide pressure support.Altogether, about $193.2 million has been invested in equipment for gas export, while about $75.6 million has been invested in new production wells.The field produces about 20,000 b/d of oil, while gas exports average 6 million cu m/day.Transportation O...

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