Initial output was two million standard cubic metres of gas per day, which increased gradually to five million scm/d. To celebrate the successful start to production, all Elf employees were given an extra day off that year.
Experience from North-East Frigg showed that the concept of subsea-completed wells drilled through a seabed template was viable. This solution gave good protection against anchors and trawls being dragged along the bottom. The size and shape of the structures provided easy access for divers and remotely operated vehicles carrying out maintenance. Most importantly, they proved to function well and to be reliable.Norway’s worst diving accidentStable production