Orlen’s Electrification Initiative in Norway to Cut 88,000 Tons of CO2 Emissions by 2024

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    In a groundbreaking move, Orlen, a leading energy conglomerate, has successfully implemented renewable energy solutions on its Norwegian offshore fields—Gina Krog, Ormen Lange, and Duva. This strategic shift is poised to eliminate over 88,000 tons of CO2 emissions by 2024. Orlen’s commitment to further electrify key fields, including Fenris and Yggdrasil, underscores its dedication to Norway’s climate policy.


    Electrification for Climate Goals

    Orlen emphasizes that electrifying offshore fields aligns with Norway’s ambitious climate goals, aiming for a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in the exploration and extraction sector. The electrification of infrastructure is deemed crucial for achieving these targets.

    Daniel Obajtek, Orlen’s CEO, emphasizes Norway’s significance in securing natural gas supplies for Poland. With the recent acquisition of KUFPEC Norway, Orlen’s gas production in Norway is set to increase by a third from 2024.

    Emission Reduction Impact

    Orlen’s Gina Krog platform, connected to the mainland grid in October 2023, is expected to cut emissions by 80% in 2024. The upcoming acquisition of KUFPEC Norway positions Gina Krog as a pivotal gas reservoir for PGNiG Upstream Norway.

    Orlen, in collaboration with concessionary partners, plans to electrify additional assets, including Fenris and Yggdrasil, during their development phase, anticipating emission reductions exceeding 10 million tons of CO2.

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