Dr. Rolf Prydz Senior Vice-President Norsk Hydro AS, Oslo The West Troll oil province in the Norwegian North Sea contains large reserves in thin layers, sandwiched between a huge gas cap and an active aquifer. This complex structure inspired the North Sea's most ambitious subsea development to date. Troll field oil development is the first to rely entirely on production wells with horizontal sections. Its clusters of subsea wellheads will be tied back to the world's first concrete semisubmersible production platform. Besides all this, the development had to be completed in 3/2 years from approval to production, sinc...

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