BARTEC TECHNOR awarded Electrical Heat Tracing for Johan Sverdrup

BARTEC TECHNOR AS has announced that the company has signed a framework agreement for the supply of the Electrical Heat Tracing package for the Johan Sverdrup Field Centre, one of the largest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf.


BARTEC TECHNOR AS is a part of the BARTEC Group, one of the world's leading solution providers of safety technology for hazardous areas.

The Johan Sverdrup oil field is to be developed in several phases. Phase one consists of four bridge-linked platforms, in addition to three subsea water injection templates.

Phase One of the project involves the establishment of a Field Centre comprising of four main bridge-linked platforms for living quarters (including utilities), a process platform, a drilling platform and a riser platform. The field will be operated by electrical power generated onshore. Oil will be exported via a dedicated pipeline to the Mongstad terminal in Hordaland. Production start-up is scheduled for the end of 2019.



BARTEC TECHNOR will supply the complete Electrical Heat Tracing package, including accessories for the entire Field Center.  The contract also includes options for future projects such as Johan Castberg, Snorre 2040 and Peregrino II.

Mr Halvor Lunde, Managing Director of BARTEC TECHNOR AS commented: “We are extremely pleased to be selected by Statoil and partners as the supplier of the complete Electrical Heat Tracing package for this important project. The contract will generate work and activities for several production units within the group for a number of years to come. It confirms Bartec Technor position as a leading and innovative supplier of complex EHT solutions for the oil & gas market”

The continuous growth within the Electrical Heat Tracing segment is supported by BARTEC’s strong focus on innovation and product development. High quality, self-limiting heating tapes in combination with patented connection technology and innovative control units make up the portfolio of efficient products for heating technology manufactured in own production sites. 



BARTEC TECHNOR is trusted by many of the world's foremost companies as a preferred supplier of equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres. BARTEC TECHNOR's main clients are contractors, system integrators, oil companies and OEMs.

BARTEC TECHNOR focuses on developing innovative and technologically advanced solutions to the challenges our customers are facing by combining expertise in electronic engineering with over 25 years experience at the forefront of hazardous areas protection concepts. The company develops and manufactures products and systems, which make it possible to safely use instruments, lights, motors and other equipment requiring electric power in potentially explosive atmospheres. These might be offshore oil installations, refineries, petrochemical plants, ships or FPSOs, or in other industries in which dust explosion might represent a hazard, such as foodstuffs manufacture or grain silo.

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