Norwegian authorities have approved the application for the start-up of the Oda field located in the North Sea, offshore Norway. Operator Spirit Energy expects to start-up in February/March 2019.Other partners in the project are Aker BP, Faroe Petroleum, and Suncor Energy.Total investments for the development are estimated at NOK 5.5 billion ($640.1 million), the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Monday.Oda was discovered in 2011 and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in May 2017. Estimated reserves in the Oda field are 5.2 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (32.7 million bbls), of which 5 million Sm3 (34.5 million bbls) are oil.Oda will be developed with a subsea facility including two production wells tied-back to the Ula field and one injection well for pressure support.The produced gas will be sold to the Ula licensees for use as injection gas for alternating water and gas injection (WAG) on the Ula field. The oil will be exported through Ula’s export pipeline via the Ekofisk field to the Teesside terminal in the UK. The seawater that will be used for water injection for pressure support on Oda will be delivered from the Ula platform.Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has also given its consent to Spirit Energy to use the facilities on the Oda field. Namely, an operator must gain consent from the PSA at various milestones, including prior to a facility, or parts thereof, being put into use.
Four members of the volleyball team were named to the all-conference team on Tuesday when the Pac-12 announced its 2013 postseason awards.Three-peat · On Tuesday, senior libero Natalie Hagglund was named the Pac-12’s Libero of the Year for the third straight season. – William Ehart | Daily Trojan Senior libero Natalie Hagglund was honored as Libero of the Year for the third consecutive year since the award’s inception in 2011, and freshman outside hitter Ebony Nwanebu was voted Pac-12 Freshman of the Year by the 12 coaches in the conference. She is the third Trojan freshman to win the award in four years.On the Pac-12 All-Conference Team, sophomore outside hitter Samantha Bricio joins Hagglund and Nwanebu, along with senior middle blocker Alexis Olgard, who was first recognized last season with an honorable mention.The Women of Troy had the most players on the all-conference team, ahead of Stanford’s three.Nwanebu also earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team with setter Alice Pizzasegola, while All-Freshman honorable mention went to outside hitter Elise Ruddins.Hagglund has the most digs in the league and is 14th in the nation with 5.43 per game. She is also USC’s all-time career leader in digs with 2,292. This season, Hagglund is the 10th USC athlete to be recognized with three all-conference awards in her career.Nwanebu has won a league-record of six Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors this season.The sixth-seeded Women of Troy finished the season with a 16-4 Pac-12 record. The team begins postseason play on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Galen Center against New Hampshire in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Jurgen Klopp says his Liverpool side will relish a potentially hostile Manchester atmosphere. Kick-off there is at 8.05. At the same time, Tottenham face mission impossible – they’re 3-0 down going into the second leg with Borussia Dortmund at White Hart Lane. Elsewhere tonight, Gary Neville’s Valencia are 1-0 down ahead of their meeting with La Liga rivals Athletic Bilbao at the Mestalla. Villareal take a 2-nil lead to Bayer Leverkusen. While holders Sevilla and Basel are goalless.