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KONGSBERG OIL & GAS TECHNOLOGIES CHOSEN TO SUPPLY DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR LAGGAN-TORMORE PROJECT

Sophisticated simulation tools to ensure efficient production at the Shetland Gas Plant processing terminal Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG), is pleased to announce a significant contract award from Total E&P Ltd and Dong E&P (UK) Ltd for the supply of a sophisticated Operator Decision Support system for the Laggan-Tormore project. The contract is for the design, build, installation, training and support of a Production Management System (PMS) and an Overall Flow Metering System (OFMS) that will be based at the Shetland Gas Plant processing terminal. The PMS is a dynamic model of the 140 km production pipelines and gas processing facilities that allows operators to understand and predict process behaviour to ensure safe and efficient production. To manage the liquids inventory and particularly the MEG inhibitor close loop system and its regeneration, it is critical to have such a high fidelity model, especially as this is the largest such system in the TOTAL group. The dynamic models will use the latest version of LedaFlow┬«, the new transient multiphase flow simulator that has been developed jointly by KONGSBERG and Total Total has also included an OFMS to give better control of the  production reconciliation. The OFMS will also act as a back-up to the Multi Phase Flow meters, which have a tendency to drift over time.  Ends For further information, please contact:
Ingunn Kolltveit Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS
Mobile: +47 40 60 69 99 ingunn.kolltveit@kongsberg.com www.kongsberg.com/kogt Saul Trewern Saltwater
Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244 saul.trewern@saltwatercoms.com www.saltwaterpr.com About Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies
Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies is an independent supplier of technology, software solutions and services to the oil and gas industry. The focus is on delivery of subsea projects and products, real-time decision support solutions for drilling, well surveillance and production operations and integrity management systems. Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies works towards improving efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing decision making capabilities for operators in exploration and production operations through a combination of subject matter expertise and technology solutions. Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies is headquartered in Sandvika, Norway and operates globally with offices in all key regions of the world. Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG). KONGSBERG (OSE Ticker: KOG) is an international, knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers engaged in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine industry, and the defence and aerospace industries. In 2011, the Group had operating revenues of NOK 15.1 billion, and it currently has some 6 700 co-workers in more than 25 countries. This press release can also be downloaded from the Saltwater online press office at www.saltwaterpr.com

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