The turbines would power five platforms at the Snorre and Gullfaks oil fields, which are currently powered by generators running on natural gas.
A key factor in the economic development of unconventional resources is determining optimal well spacing. As development of unconventional play progresses, wells naturally become spaced closer together.
Husky, the operator and majority owner of the White Rose Field, said it expects production there to ramp up to about 20,000 barrels per day after the start-up.
The startup comes after about 38 years after oil was discovered at the field and about seven years after the development was sanctioned.
Production from the Gulf of Mexico field has grown to about 15,550 boe/d (76% liquids) from about 1,290 boe/d in 2011, the company said.
The Core project includes the Vulcan Satellites Hub, which comprises the Southwark, Nailsworth and Elland gas fields; Blythe Hub, which comprises the Blythe and Elgood gas fields; and Goddard Field.
Talks are centered on sorting out differences on factors such as revenue share, extension of production-sharing contracts and investment credit.
Woodside Energy (Senegal) BV awarded Halliburton Co. nine conditional1 contracts on Aug. 12 for drilling and completion services for SNE Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal.
Wintershall Dea has begun drilling four production wells on the Dvalin gas field in the Norwegian Sea, getting ready for the start of production in 2020, the company said on Aug. 12.