Johan Sverdrup Field Development

When:  Oct 17, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CET)
Associated with  Stavanger Section

Johan Sverdrup Field Development and Value Creation Improvements

By Raghavendra Kulkarni, Equinor


The giant North Sea Johan Sverdrup field with oil recoverable range of 2.2 – 3.2 MMbbls was discovered in 2010. The field was decided to be developed in phases. The project submitted a plan for development in 2015 for the phase 1. The plan is for first production in late 2019 with an expected oil production rate of 440,000 bbl/day. The phase 2 is planned for production start Q3 2022. The objective of the presentation is to share the field development plan for Johan Sverdrup field, and provide a status on current installation progress and the value improvement.


Raghu Kulkarni is Senior Advisor Reservoir in Equinor. He has 25 year experience in the oil industry in US and Norway in reservoir engineering, production engineering and field development positions. The last 6 years as discipline leader reservoir on Johan Sverdrup field development project. He has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University.


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