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But the king of Norway sends his fleet to defend Shetland, and Antonio retreats to an uninhabited island called Grislanda, off the south coast of Iceland.

Recoverable reserves in Bressay are estimated at 100-300 million barrels of oil.

Noss is a Nature Reserve – a superb island to see seabirds on dramatic cliffs and can be reached by ferry from Bressay or via special boat trips from Lerwick.


Zichmni builds a fort on Bres, and leaves Nicolò in charge there.

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After several media reports saying that Statoil is postponing the development of Bressay field, Offshore Energy Today reached out to the Norwegian company seeking confirmation of these reports.


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The Norwegian company became the operator of the Bressay field in 2007 and it holds 81.625% interest, while the remaining 18.375% interest is held by Shell.

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Bressay is an island situated to the east of Lerwick Harbour (sheltering it from the elements) – the ferry crossing there only takes a few minutes. Bressay is quite different from the rest of Shetland, with fertile soil and rounded hills.

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In an e-mail to Offshore Energy Today, Statoil spokesperson said: “Statoil and partner Shell have for many years worked hard to find a profitable development solution for the challenging Bressay asset. We have made significant progress through innovative solutions, and achieved substantial improvements in the business case, compared to earlier development concepts.

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The excellent Bressay Heritage Centre close to the ferry terminal has exhibitions on aspects of the island’s history, archaeology and biodiversity and is a good start point for the day. From here the first route to the north coast of Bressay follows the upper road (the lower road is along the west coast to Heogan). The upper road passes through crofting township of Crueton on a 2.5 mile (4km) run to the small crofting communities of Beosetter and Gunnista. With moorland and grassland close by to the Lochs of Beosetter to the west, and Aiths Voe to the east, this is a prime bird watching area.

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The Bressay heavy oil field was first discovered in 1976, but a combination of technical and commercial challenges has resulted in the long period to mature the discovery to development.

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Estlanda is clearly meant to be Shetland, as is obvious from its place-names: Brystund, for instance, an old form of Bressay Sound; Sumburgh Head; Scalloway (the latter wrongly depicted on the east side of the main island).