The Skarfjell license have selected a development solution for the Skarfjell field in the Norwegian North Sea. Under the proposed solution, the reservoir will be connected to the nearby Gjøa platform via a subsea tie-back. Wintershall Norge (operator) has now submitted the development concept to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in a “Decision to Continue” (BOV) report. The license partnership now enters the define phase of the project, refining the technical and economic plan before committing to a final investment decision.
Skarfjell was discovered in 2012 and is situated in the Quadrant 35 area in the Norwegian North Sea. The majority of the discovery is located in production license PL 418, with a possible extension into PL 378. Wintershall Norge AS (operator) owns 35 percent, Capricorn Norge AS (part of Cairn Energy PLC) 20 percent, Bayerngas Norge AS 20 percent, Edison Norge AS 15 percent and DEA Norge AS 10 percent.