Title: Nyhamna Expansion Project – Unlocking More Energy Resources For Europe
Duration: 1:22 minutes
The Nyhamna gas plant is being expanded to allow it to provide enough gas to power nearly 22 million European homes.
Nyhamna Expansion Project – Unlocking More Energy Resources For Europe
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The Nyhamna gas plant in Norway supplies approximately 20% of the UK’s natural gas.
Aerial view of Nyhamna gas plant located on Norwegian coastline.
Aerial view of pipelines.
Panoramic view of Nyhamna gas plant with mountains in the background.
20% of the UK’s natural gas.
Gas flows from the Ormen Lange field located 120 kilometres offshore deep beneath the Norwegian sea.
Geological diagram of Ormen Lange field.
Aerial view approaching Nyhamna gas plant from sea.
The plant is expanding to boost recovery from Ormen Lange and receive gas from more fields.
Close-up view of rock being broken up by hydraulic rock breaker.
Caterpillar hydraulic excavator breaking rock with module construction in background.
Surveyor using survey equipment.
Aerial view of new construction site.
Engineers talking together.
Nyhamna will operate further into the future.
Speeded up view of crane swinging module into position.
The expansion includes more than 50 new modules
More than 50 new modules
Module being manoeuvred into place
Each weighing up to 2,500 tonnes.
Weighing up to 2,500 tonnes.
Speeded up view of another module being manoeuvred into place.
A 480-kilometre pipeline had to be laid.
Pipeline being winched into gas plant at night.
Pipeline approaching illuminated gas plant site.
The project involves 6,000 people working across the globe.
People working in hangar on module.
Workmen looking at and discussing piece of equipment.
Workmen talking and laughing outside in gas plant site.
Meticulous planning and close collaboration help meet the challenge of working around live operations.
Concrete mixer truck driving through gas plant site.
Close-up of truck operator preparing to unload cement.
Cement being unloaded.
Operator guiding pipeline sections into place.
Operators working on length of connecting pipeline.
Operator confirming successful connection of pipeline sections.
Operator smiles and gives thumbs up.
Operator secures pipeline sections with bolt.
Once complete Nyhamna could provide enough gas to power nearly 22 million European homes.
22 million European homes
Bus driving through illuminated gas plant site.
Longer view of illuminated gas plant site.
Distant view of illuminated site against a black night sky.
Statoil, Petoro, Wintershall, OMV, Shell, TOTAL, DEA, Edison, ConocoPhillips, Maersk Oil, GDF SUEZ
ORMEN LANGE PARTNERS:
Shell, Petoro, Statoil, DONG, ExxonMobil
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