Norway’s biggest industrial cluster offering high quality facilities and efficient services for the energy industry. The cluster is home to Norway’s largest oil refinery, operated by Equinor, Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) and Mongstad supply base (Asset Buyout Partners). Mongstad Industrial Park is located in Alver municipality, just outside Bergen.
Mongstad Industrial Park has one of the largest greenfield areas in Norway, with a total of 4,900 decares available for new companies, and 2,677 decares of zoned land, offering short time to market. Mongstad Industrial Park is an excellent location for establishing new operations in a favorable industrial environment. Mongstad is part of a larger industrial cluster centered around Fensfjorden and has a central position in the North Sea basin for international cargo transportation along the Norwegian coast.
The Mongstad Industrial Park community
There are over 50 companies located at Mongstad supply base, counting 2,000 employees with high technical competence within the energy industry. Moreover, Mongstad is home to Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest technology center for development and testing of CO2 capture technologies. CO2Bio AS is also present at Mongstad and develops a new and profitable business model based on already captured CO2 by TCM.
High quality port facilities
The ISPS port at Mongstad Industrial Park is Norway’s largest in terms of tons over quay. The port is owned by Asset Buyout Partners and includes 10 deep-water quays measuring 750 meters in total, a ro-ro quay and onshore power supply for vessels at berth. Port facilities are also available for third parties located outside the ISPS area.
The Equinor refinery
Mongstad refinery is the largest in Norway and plays a key role in the treatment of oil and gas from the Norwegian continental shelf. The refinery was opened for operations in 1975 and the facility was expanded in 1989, increasing the process capacity from 6.5 to 8 million tons of crude oil per year.
Mongstad Industrial Park is located close to Bergen, the second largest city in Norway. Greater Bergen is known for its energy, shipping and aquaculture industries, as well as its proximity to the activity in the North Sea.