Gyda is a field in the southern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea, between the Ula and Ekofisk fields. The water depth is 65 metres. Gyda was discovered in 1980, and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 1987. The field was developed with a combined drilling, accommodation and processing facility with a steel jacket. Production started in 1990. A PDO for Gyda Sør was approved in 1993.