[Ceremony] Watch The Ribbon-Cutting At Water Depths


The world’s first subsea gas compression system went on stream on September 17, 2015.  The Aker solutions-built Subsea gas compression system was opened officially under water depths.  Statoil provided the contract to Aker Solutions in December 2010.

The 1800-metric ton steel frame consists of:

  • Modules for two identical sets of compressors
  • Pumps
  • Scrubbers
  • Coolers


  • Structure size: 75m x 45m x 20m
  • Weight: 4800 tonnes
  • Max. capacity: 21 MSm3 /d (gas)
  • Water depth: 250-325 metres
  • Step-out: 40 kilometres
  • New volumes: 306 million barrels of oil equivalent from the Mikkel and Midgard reservoirs

Watch the above video of ribbon-cutting ceremony of Asgard Subsea Gas Compression system at a depth of 250 meters.

Video Credit: Statoil

Source: Subsea World News