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Ormen Lange Gas Processing Complex and Langled

Order year


Construction started


Project type

Gas field development, gas processing complex and export infrastructure (pipeline)


Nyhamna, Norway and North Sea

Estimated investment

NOK66 billion



Production and aim

Gas export to UK and Europe - 20 billion m³/y


Norsk Hydro (18%), Shell (17%), Petoro (36%), Statoil (11%), British Petroleum (10.5%), Exxon Mobil (7%), Conoco Philips (1%)

Lead contractors and designers

Aker Kaeverner, Reinertsen Engineering AS, Snamprogetti, ABB Offshore Systems, Shell exploration (drilling)

Other contractors

Bredero Shaw Norway, Europipe GMBH, Mitsui & Co. Norway, Stolt Offshore AS, Allseas Marine Contractors SA, FMC Kongsberg Subsea AS, Van Oord ACZ AS, Tenaris Global Services, Heerema, Nexans, Geoconsult, NorSea Group, Olympic Shipping, District Offshore, S


Norsk Hydro (operator for development phase), Norske Shell (operator for operational phase), Gassco (operator for the export pipeline)


Norsk Hydro (18%), Shell (17%), Petoro (36%), Statoil (11%), British Petroleum (10.5%) and Exxon Mobil (7%), Conoco Philips (1%)

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