The Company

Stauper Offshore AS is located in Sandefjord, just outside of Oslo, Norway.

The company has emerged from a cluster with more than 30 years of experience in separation and processing technology and owns several patents.

The founders of the company have previously developed and patented earlier generation CFU technologies. The management have background from companies like Schlumberger, Cameron, GE and Norsk Hydro and have overseen the design and delivery of a large number of CFU installations around the world.

The world-wide market is served through select partners.

The management

Managing Director

Mr. Rune G. Nilssen

Prior to joining  Stauper, Rune was the CEO of Ennox Technology a company that has developed a system for handling of oil contaminated solids. Prior to that, Rune has worked in the areas of diplomacy, investment banking, technology commercialisation and corporate development in Brussels, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto.


Technical Director

Mr. Jørn Folkvang

Mr Folkvang has more than 40 years of experience from  oil and gas industry whereas 30 years focusing on CFU technologies.  Mr. Folkvang was the co-inventor of the world´s first CFU and also the inventor of the first CFU with multiple stages in one vessel. Mr. Folkvang has also worked for Norsk Hydro, TST and Cameron.


Sales Director

Mr. Carl Johan Sverdrup

Mr. Sverdrup has more than 30 years experience from the Oil & Gas industry where  he has been involved with treatment of produced water since 2004.  He worked first with Epcon Offshore in Norway, then with M-I Swaco, TS-Group and Cameron.  For the last 12 years he has been based in Bangkok covering the markets in Asia and the Middle East.


Engineering & Quality Assurance

Mr. Eivind Singdahlsen

Mr. Singdahlsen has close to 40 years’ experience in mechanical and process engineering. Prior to joining Stauper Offshore, he was the Managing Director of Allum Marine AS where he has been responsible for the engineering, procurement and commissioning of close to 40 CFU deliveries as a sub-supplier to Epcon/Schlumberger/TS Technology/Cameron.

Mr. Singdahlsen is responsible for Stauper ́s QA from concept development through fabrication drawings.


Chairman

Mr. John Hestenes Hansen

Mr. Hestenes Hansen has well over 20 years experience from Norwegian industry and has headed up several high-growth companies in a wide range of industries. Mr. Hestenes Hansen is in charge of the company´s financial and regulatory affairs. Most recently, Mr Hestenes Hansen was the co-founder and Chairman of Ennox Technology a company that has developed a technology for separating oil from solids.


In addition, Stauper has a team of experienced field engineers
available ready for deployment to test, install and commission systems

Company milestones

Timeline

2020
januar 2

Stauper completes a series of tests at CNOOC´s 14-3 and 8-3 oil field in the Western South China Sea

Stauper completes a series of tests at CNOOC´s 14-3 and 8-3 oil field in the Western South China Sea
2019
desember 21

China National Oil Company (CNOOC) approves three installations at Wenchang oilfield.

China National Oil Company (CNOOC) approves three installations at Wenchang oilfield.
desember 5

Stauper CFU awarded patent by the Eurasian Patent Organization

november 16

CNOOC approves Stauper´s CFUs at Caofeidian Oil Field Development Project. The single stage CFUs package is a Greenfield installation and is removing over 90% of oil in water using no flocculants in the process. Oil in water into CFU is 500 ppm, outlet is stable at below 35 ppm.

CNOOC approves Stauper´s CFUs at Caofeidian Oil Field Development Project. The single stage CFUs package is a Greenfield installation and is removing over 90% of oil in water using no flocculants in the process. Oil in water into CFU is 500 ppm, outlet is stable at below 35 ppm.
oktober 28

Stauper´s CFUs at CNOOC´s Caofeidian Oil Field Development project goes online. The Stauper CFUs will handle 1,650 m3/hr. At start-up the single-stage CFUs yields close to 95% oil removal efficiency ensuring discharge to sea is well below limit.

Stauper´s CFUs at CNOOC´s Caofeidian  Oil Field Development project goes online. The Stauper CFUs will handle 1,650 m3/hr.  At start-up the single-stage CFUs yields close to 95% oil removal efficiency ensuring discharge to sea is well below limit.
oktober 24

Leading operator completes an extensive test program of Stauper CFU

Leading operator completes an extensive test program of Stauper CFU
oktober 24

Stauper tests new gas mixer designed to widen the operational window of CFUs. Initial tests shows significant better performance at low-flow than existing solutions in market.

Stauper tests new gas mixer designed to widen the operational window of CFUs.  Initial tests shows significant better performance at low-flow than existing solutions in market.
oktober 4

Stauper awarded contract by Equinor for study of possible modification of existing separation vessel using Stauper´s patented internals

september 25

Stauper files new patent application for vessel designed to handle high oil in water content in a reduced footprint

september 25

Stauper´s partner, BOMESC completes sixth CFU for CNOOC (LVD21-2/LVD16-3 oil field area development project)

august 25

Stauper files new patent for methodology to modify and retrofit existing separation vessels

Stauper files new patent for methodology to modify and retrofit existing separation vessels
juni 18

Stauper awarded patent for «Self cleaning nozzle for gas injection» in Norway. This is a technology developed by Stauper for optimization for gas mixing and ensure operational stability of CFU.

juni 17

Stauper Offshore presented at Produced Water Workshop organised and hosted by Tüv Süd in Aberdeen, Scotland.

juni 5

June 2019: Stauper signs agreement with leading operator to start qualification of the Stauper CFU for use at unmanned installations.

mai 1

May 2019: Stauper Offshore registered in Achilles. As such, Stauper can document  compliance with key legislation and regulations, particularly in areas like health and safety, environment, quality and corporate social responsibility.

May 2019: Stauper Offshore registered in Achilles. As such, Stauper can document  compliance with key legislation and regulations, particularly in areas like health and safety, environment, quality and corporate social responsibility.
2018
desember 19

December 2018: Stauper CFU qualified by Equinor for commercial installation. Equinor is the leading operator on Norwegian Continental Shelf, and has operations in in more than 30 countries. The Technology Qualification was issued following a comprehensive technical due-diligence by Equinor over the past 18 months

november 19

November 2018: The fifth installation for CNOOC is completed and awaiting commissioning. This installation will handle a total of 1,500 m3/hr and will be used at a new field in Bohai Bay.

November 2018: The fifth installation for CNOOC is completed and awaiting commissioning. This installation will handle a total of 1,500 m3/hr and will be used at a new field in Bohai Bay.
september 3

September 2018: Second commercial CFU installed at CNOOC platform.

September 2018:  Second commercial CFU installed at CNOOC platform.
september 3

September 2018: Additional patent filed. Technology for gas injection into produced water. The technology is developed in order to make CFU better suited for unmanned and subsea installations.

august 20

August 2018: First commercial CFU installed at CNOOC FPSO

August 2018: First commercial CFU installed at CNOOC FPSO
mai 6

May 2018: Second commercial contract secured. 3×550 m³/hr ordered by CNOOC for brownfield installation.

May 2018: Second commercial contract secured. 3×550 m³/hr ordered by CNOOC for brownfield installation.
mai 6

May 2018, additional patent filed, Adaptive Control System for a Hydrocarbon-water separator NO 20180679. The patent application is based on developments for marinization of the Stauper CFU for sub-sea installation

april 6

April 2018, Patent granted, United States, US 9,938,164 B2

April 2018, Patent granted, United States, US 9,938,164 B2
mars 14

March 2018 PCT

March 2018 PCT
mars 6

March 2018, Received International Report on Patentability (IPRP) from PCT investigator, concluding the invention is novel and unique. National phases initiated.

mars 6

March 2018, new patent application filed. NO20180352 Priority application, March 8, 2018: Degasser Including a Hydrocarbon-water separator

Stauper has developed a design for using the company´s novel oil-water separating core-technology in new and existing degasser vessels, in order to improve the efficiency of these.
januar 6

January 2018 Findings and conclusions from test at Statoil Grane, presented by COWI at Tekna´s Produced Water Management event in Stavanger

January 2018 Findings and conclusions from test at Statoil Grane, presented by COWI at Tekna´s Produced Water Management event in Stavanger
2017
desember 6

December 2017 First sub-sea CFU concept designed upon request from a sub-sea alliance comprised of leading engineering firms and Norwegian operator

December 2017 First sub-sea CFU concept designed upon request from a sub-sea alliance comprised of leading engineering firms and Norwegian operator
Two tanks, each 350 m3/hr
november 6

First commercial contract secured. CNOOC ordered 4 installations for FPSO and production platforms

First commercial contract secured. CNOOC ordered 4 installations for FPSO and production platforms
november 6

November 2017

November 2017
Stauper presented at Produced Water Middle East
november 6

November 2017, Patent granted in Norway, NO 341434 B1

November 2017, Patent granted in Norway, NO 341434 B1
juni 6

June 2017, test at Statoil´s Grane Platform, North Sea

Statoil is seeking to expand Produced Water treatment capacity due to increased water cut Test designed in collaboration with operator and documented by third party, COWI a global environmental science..Read More
februar 6

February 2017, PCT application filed, PCT/NO2017/000005

februar 6

February 2017, Offshore test, CNOOC, China, FPSO 116

February 2017, Offshore test, CNOOC, China, FPSO 116
Test objective was to see if Stauper CFU could clean water to below 30 PPM and be robust enough for replacing existing water treatment technology at the FPSO. Stauper achieved..Read More
2016
desember 6

December 2016 Offshore test Vietnam, VietSovPetro, Central Processing Platform 2

December 2016 Offshore test Vietnam, VietSovPetro, Central Processing Platform 2
4 days offshore test Cleaned Produced Water downt to 0.6 PPM Oil in Water
juni 6

June 2016 Test at Statoil´s Research Centre, Norway.

June 2016 Test at Statoil´s Research Centre, Norway.
Document outstanding efficiency Tests designed in collaboration with Statoil Executed and documented by Statoil
mars 6

March 2016 Patents filed by Mr. Folkvang

P32862NO00 (NO 20160495) Priority application P32862US00 (US 15/152,930) Priority application
2015
januar 1

Research and Development

Research and Development
The founder, Mr. Folkvang starts initial tests.
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