Halten Øst is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Norway and is operated by Equinor Energy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Halten Øst was discovered in 2001, lies in block 6507/11P (PL 263), 6407/6P (PL 312), 6507/10P (PL 263), 6407/2P (PL 473), 6407/2P (PL 074 B), 6407/2P (PL 263 B), 6407/5P (PL 312 B), 6407/5P (PL 473), and 6407/2P (PL 074 CS), with water depth of around 955 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2022. The development cost is expected to be $937 m. The Halten Øst conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately six wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni, Equinor, HitecVision, Petoro and Sval Energi.

Production from Halten Øst

Production from the Halten Øst conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 8,413 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 94 Mmcfd of natural gas and 7,415 bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2030.

Contractors involved in the Halten Øst conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Halten Øst project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: John Wood Group

Main EPC: TechnipFMC

Other Contractors: Schlumberger, Aker Solutions, Transocean and Tekmar Energy

About Equinor Energy

Equinor Energy AS (Equinor Energy) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equinor ASA. The company provides oil and gas exploration and production services. It extracts, refines, and transports natural gas, crude oil, and wind power for manufacturing of synthetic fabrics, plastics, asphalt, cosmetics, and medicines. Equinor Energy is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

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