BP's Valhall Power from Shore project in Norway

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1 BP's Valhall Power from Shore project in NorwayProject description:

  • A BP project for the Valhall offshore oil field (Norwegian North Sea)

Customer challenges:

  • The world's first offshore oil field to receive all its electricity from shore
  • No need for on-platform generation
  • Savings of around 35 million euros in investment costs and 5.5 million euros in annual operating costs
  • Reduce the danger of fires and explosions
  • Reduce the noise and vibration levels
  • Reduce emissions (CO2 and NOx)

2 BP's Valhall Power from Shore project in NorwayNexans solutions:

  • 292 km of HVDC (High-Voltage Direct Current)-IRC maritime cable (150 kV)
  • A separate optical fiber submarine cable
  • All associated equipment both at the land station and on the platform
  • Power cable manufactured at Nexans' factory in Halden, Norway
  • Optical fiber cable manufactured at Nexans' factory in Rognan, Norway