Article Nov. 26, 2018
Article Nov. 26, 2018
Production and handling
Troll Blend consists of crude from Fram and Troll, approximately 11% Fram and 89% Troll.
Fram and Troll are fields located in the northern part of the North Sea. Norsk Hydro operates Fram and Statoil is the Operator of Troll. Fram is linked to Troll C by oil and gas pipelines, which will transport the well stream to the platform for processing. The oil is transported in pipelines from Troll C to Mongstad, an onshore terminal near Bergen in western Norway.
Fram production started in October 2003 and reached an estimated peak of 60kbd in January 2004. ExxonMobil's share of production is 25%. Troll has been in production since 1995 and current production is 270kbd. ExxonMobil's share of Troll Blend is 2.5%, about 6kbd.
Load Port Data
Troll Blend will be exported from Mongstad, a terminal operated by Statoil. The Terminal has two jetties, which are able to handle crude oil carriers up to 380,000 deadweight tonnes.
- Gravity 35.8
- Sulfur 0.17%
- Load port Mongstad, Norway
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