is an oil and gas field in the Tampen area in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea
. The sea depth in the area is . Snorre is operational since August 1992. It was the first field developed by Saga Petroleum
Snorre A platform in the south is a floating steel facility for accommodation, drilling and processing. Snorre A has also a separate process module for production from the Vigdis field. A subsea template with ten well slots, Snorre UPA, is located centrally in the field and connected to Snorre A. Oil and gas from Snorre A is piped to the nearby Statfjord A platform
for final processing.
Snorre B platform is located in the northern part of the field and is asemi-submersible integrated drilling
, processing and accommodation steel facility. Oil from Snorre B is piped to Statfjord B platform for storage and export.
The Snorre field is operated by Statoil
. In 2009, Statoil started a project to upgrade the offshore production complex. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
is requesting Statoil to build a new platform at the field.
The reserves consist of of oil, 6 billion cubic meters of natural gas, 6 million tonnes of natural gas liquids.