The world’s largest floating oil platform

The world’s largest floating cylindrical oil platform, Goliath, are fully assembled and has just begun his long journey from South Korea to North Norway.

In the summer begins the Italian oil company Eni to produce oil in the Arctic Barents Sea off Hammerfest, which is one of the world’s northernmost towns.

The platform is specially designed for Arctic conditions and has the capacity to produce 100,000 barrels of oil per day. day.

On the platform itself, as other drilling and production platforms has helipad, the 120 to 140 people working around the clock for 12 months a year.

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