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  • Simen Haughom

Breakthrough - Kjerringnes

Updated: Oct 9, 2019

Yesterday we had the tunnel breakthrough on the 1486 meter long pressure shaft for a new power plant at Kjerringnes, Sogn og Fjordane. The project is being done on behalf of Captiva AS.

The drilling operation at Kjerringnes is a piloting activity under our ongoing ECO-Drilling project co -funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union.

The pilot hole has a diameter of 0,7 m, but the tunnel will be re-drilled to extend the pilot hole diameter to 1,2 meter.

Some pictures showing different parts of the project:

Video from the rigging and drilling in Kjerringnes.

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