Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received orders to provide 59 high-performance FluidCom chemical injection metering valves for two offshore oil fields that are being developed by Equinor ASA, a Norwegian energy company. One destination is the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, 160 km west of Stavanger, and the other is the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea, 240 km northwest of Hammerfest.
The Johan Sverdrup field is estimated to have reserves of between 2,1 and 3,1 billion barrels, making it one of the five largest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. Oil and gas from this field will be piped to separate onshore facilities. For the Johan Castberg field, which is estimated to have reserves of 450 to 650 million barrels, the plan is to use a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. Both projects are scheduled to start operation in 2022.
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