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Encyclopedia > Troll A platform
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The Troll A platform is a huge platform for production of gas; one of the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. Built by Norske Shell, the platform was a televised sensation when it was towed into the North Sea in 1996, where it was handed over to Statoil. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Troll is a gas and oil field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A Statoil petrol station sign in Estonia Statoil is a Norwegian petroleum company established in 1972. ...


The platform is built from concrete, using the Condeep technology, and stands on the sea floor, 303 metres below the surface of the Norwegian Sea. Gas rises from 40 wells, and is exported through a number of pipes. The overall height of the platform is 472 meters and it weighs 656,000 tons. It was the tallest structure ever moved. The base and the deck were built separately (starting in 1991-1992). They were joined while the base was partially submerged. The Troll platform was towed over 200 km from Vats, in the northern part of Rogaland, to the Troll field, 80 km north-west of Bergen. The tow took seven days. Placing a concrete floor for a commercial building. ... A Condeep under construction in Norway. ... The Norwegian Sea (Norwegian: Norskehavet) is part of the North Atlantic Ocean northwest of Norway, located between the North Sea (i. ... Rogaland is a county in Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. ... Troll is a gas and oil field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. ... County Hordaland District Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ...


External links

  • Structurae: Troll
  • Offshore-Technology.com: Troll
  • Pictures of Troll

 
 

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