A stabilizing influence

Varg A is something of an anomaly on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). It is a dwarf compared to some of the other offshore giants there.
The clamp on deck, with the Varg A monotower in the background. Photos from IK.
Yet, its stability was still crucial to the operator of Varg Talisman Energy Norge AS. Varg A is a monotower, normally unmanned wellhead platform, piled to the seabed in 84m water depth, through four grouted sleeves, with oil produced via the Petrojarl Varg production vessel.

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