A component of a drilling platform for the development of the Johan Sverdrup oil field in the North Sea is on its way to its final destination, Equinor stated. The company announced a 22,000-ton top half of a drilling platform has left a shipyard in Norway operated by Norwegian service company Aibel. The structure, called the topside, is on its way to the North Sea oil field for installation as one of the four platforms envisioned for the first phase of development of Johan Sverdrup. “This marks an important milestone for the Johan Sverdrup partnership, Aibel and the Norwegian supplier industry” Trond Bokn, a senior vice president for Johan Sverdrup at Equinor, said in a statement […]