Snøhvit is a producing conventional gas field located in deepwater 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, the field is located in block 7120/8P (PL 064), 7120/7P (PL 077), 7120/5P (PL 110), 7120/6P (PL 097), 7120/9P (PL 078), 7121/4P (PL 099), 7121/7P (PL 100), and 7121/5P (PL 110), with water depth of 1,105 feet. Buy the profile here.

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Two expansion projects are associated with the Snøhvit conventional gas field, namely the Snøhvit Future Phase 2 and the Askeladd Vest. The expansion projects are currently in the construction stage, targeting start-up during 2025 – 2028.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BASF, Eni, Equinor, HitecVision, LetterOne Holdings, Petoro and TotalEnergies.

Production from Snøhvit

The Snøhvit conventional gas field recovered 28.25% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2026. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2064. The field currently accounts for approximately 5% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Snøhvit conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Snøhvit project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Aibel

Main EPC: Aibel

EPC Contractors: TechnipFMC

Other Contractors: Aker Solutions, PGS, Nexans, Multiconsult and H. Butting

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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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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