Denmark based turnkey AC/DC cable solutions provider ‘NKT’ wins high-voltage power cable order to connect Edvard Grieg platform to Johan Sverdrup with power cables.
NKT said that, Lundin Norway AS has selected NKT as the turnkey supplier for the high-voltage power cable solution connecting the oil and gas platform Edvard Grieg to the Johan Sverdrup field center in the North Sea.
With the order of 24 km of 132 kV AC XLPE high-voltage power cable, NKT continues to support the focus on lowering the environmental impact of the oil and gas fields included in the Utsira High Power Hub Project, by connecting several oil and gas fields with renewable power from shore.
According to NKT, the connection of the two installations enables Lundin Norway AS to benefit from the already planned power link in conjunction with phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development.
The link connecting Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to the onshore power grid is currently under development by NKT.
NKT already powering the Johan Sverdrup phase 1 development from shore, and the planned power link connecting Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to the onshore power grid.
The high-voltage power cable project connecting Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup 2 is expected to be commissioned in 2022.
The project will complete the Utsira High Power Hub Project aiming to electrify the oil and gas fields Johan Sverdrup, Gina Krog, Ivar Aasen and Edvard Grieg located on Utsira High in the North Sea.