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Skarv FPSO

35 safety doors from Rapp Bomek

The Skarv field is located in the Norwegian Sea, approx. 210 km off the coast of Sandnessjøen, on 350-450 m water depth. The field came on stream in December 2012 and has an expected field life of 25 years.

The Skarv field development includes a FPSO – floating production, storage and offloading vessel, anchored to the seabed.

Some facts about the Skarv FPSO:

·         Vessel length 295m, width 51m

·         15 mooring lines

·         13 risers

·         Prod. capacity oil: 85,000 barrels/day

·         Prod. capacity gas: 22 million cu m/day (775 mmscf/d)

·         Storage capacity: 875,000 barrels

·         Topsides: 18,000 tonnes

·         Hull: 49,000 tonnes

·         Turret/mooring system: 7000 tonnes


(Source and photo: BP)