Equinor and its partners in the Snohvit field offshore Norway will invest Nkr13.2 billion ($1.34 billion) to upgrade the Hammerfest LNG plant as demand for liquefied natural gas rises in Europe and around the world.

Equinor said the upgrade, dubbed Snohvit Future in a planning document submitted to Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum & Energy on Tuesday, will include onshore gas compression to boost output from the field and help maintain plateau production at Hammerfest LNG beyond 2030.

During normal operations, the Hammerfest plant produces 18.4