The process facility at Nyhamna in Aukra municipality in Møre and Romsdal became operational in 2007. Nyhamna was orginially built as a facility for processing and export of gas from the Ormen Lange-Field in the Norwegian Sea.
Aasta Hansteen will be the second field linked to Nyhamna. After a considerable upgrade the facility is capable of handeling gas from other fields in the Norwegian Sea connected to the Polarled pipeline. The export capacity from Nyhamna is now 84 mill scm gas daily.
Nyhamna is owned by the partnership Nyhamna Joint Venture and consist of the following companies: Equinor, Petoro, Shell, Ineo, OMV, North Sea Infrastructure, Total, ConocoPhillips og CapeOmega. CapeOmega share: 18,2 %.
Shell is the TSP for the Nyhamna process facility.
Gassco is the operator for the facility.
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CapeOmega has a 28,27% working interest in the Norwegian gas transport system Polarled. It consists of 480 km of pipelines and will tie the Aasta Hansteen platform to the Nyhamna gas processing facility.
Image courtesy of Equinor.
CapeOmega has a 26.322 %% working interest in the Norwegian gas transport system Gassled. This system consist of 8000 km of pipelines, offshore riser platforms, onshore processing facilities and receiving terminals in four European countries.
This investment includes ownership in Norsea Gas GmbH (20.960%), Zeepipe JV Terminal (7.99777%), and Dunkerque Terminal (10.60928%).
Gassco is the operator for the system.
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CapeOmega has partnered with Knutsen OAS Shipping, a global leader in LNG shipping, to construct and charter four LNG vessels.
The vessels are M-Class 174,000 cbm liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier vessels with twin propulsion, fitted with MEGI engines, which can achieve speeds of 19kts. The gas propulsion and air-lubrication system make the vessels the most modern and fuel-efficient LNG carriers in the market today.
The vessels are currently under construction in Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, to be delivered in 2022-2023, and have long-term time charters with Shell.
Image courtesy of Knutsen