SEVAN Marine of Norway has signed a technology licence agreement with Eni Norge for the Sevan 1000 floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) which will be used for exploitation of the Goliat field in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea. It will be renamed Sevan Goliat.
The company concluded another agreement with Eni in late-March for the provision of post-feed engineering for the Sevan 1000, which will have an oil production capacity of 100,000 barrels of oil and 137.7million cu ft per day. It will be able to store 1million barrels. Goliat is located 50km from the Snohvit gas field in the Barents Sea. It contains an estimated 200million barrels of oil. Eni is operator and has a 65% interest. Statoil holds the balance.