Oil and gas accounts for 25% of CO2 emissions from Norway. Quite simply, if the industry doesn’t step up then the country cannot meet its climate targets.
Power from shore
EnQuest has said its Kraken FPSO is “almost impossible to electrify” and is looking at creative alternatives to decarbonise the asset.
Leading technology firm ABB has been picked to provide power from shore equipment to a North Sea oil and gas field.
Aberdeen harbour has received more than £400,000 from the Department for Transport to fund a joint demonstration project aimed at providing shore power within the existing north harbour.
Equinor has picked Aker Solutions to carry out a front-end engineering and design study for topside modifications to accommodate power from shore at the Troll B and C platforms.