Total has signed an agreement to sell a 15% interest in the Gina Krog field in Norway to Tellus Petroleum, a subsidiary of Sequa Petroleum NV. The completion payment will total 1.4 billion NOK. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Norwegian authorities.
Sanctioned in 2013, the Gina Krog project is currently under development in the Norwegian North Sea and is expected to start up in 2017. Upon completion of the sale, Total will retain a 15% interest in Gina Krog alongside Statoil (58.7%, operator), Tellus Petroleum (15%), PGNiG Upstream International (8%), and Det norske oljeselskap ASA (3.3%).