King of Norway to Open Johan Sverdrup

December 9, 2019

The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor ASA)
The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor ASA)

Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA has informed that His Majesty the King will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field center on January 07, 2020.

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg will also be present.

The official opening will take place at the field center in the North Sea. Equinor and its partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total will invite guests and field center personnel to attend the opening.

The event will start by a lunch on board, followed by an official opening ceremony and a guided tour of the field center.

Production on Johan Sverdrup started on 5 October this year. Johan Sverdrup field came on stream in October and is already producing 350,000 barrels per day. It is expected to increase production to 440,000 barrels per day in Phase 1.



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