The consent covers manned underwater operations in connection with the replacement of valves between Judy 24 "transport pipe and 34" main transport pipe from Ekofisk to Teesside in the Norpipe Wye project.


Ekofisk is a field located in the southern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea. The water depth in the area is 70-75 metres. Ekofisk was discovered in 1969, and the initial plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 1972. Test production was initiated in 1971 and ordinary production started in 1972. The field has been developed with many facilities, including facilities for associated fields and export pipelines.