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Ekofisk

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Ekofisk was Norway's first producing field and is also one of the largest on the Norwegian continental shelf. The reservoir is Cretacious (chalk) with a 300 meter high oil column. It covers an area of 10x5 kilometers, 3000 meters below sea level. It produces both oil and gas.

Production started in 1971. The Ekofisk South development project (2013) contributes to continued production towards 2050.​

Ekofisk 2/4 A

Ekofisk 2/4 A is a production platform located 3.1 kilometers south of the Ekofisk Complex.

Ekofisk 2/4 A was the first permanent platform in the Greater Ekofisk Area – and on the Norwegian continental shelf. The first oil production from well A-13 commenced on 25 April 1974.

The platform was permanently closed down in September 2013. Permanent plugging and abandonment work started in 2014.

Read news article: Ekofisk 2/4 A - end of an era

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