Published in EPT by Wilhelm Sicking,
April 4, 2016
Aker Solutions Wins MMO Contract From Statoil
for Tie-In of Utgard to
and Uprades Njord A with Kværner
April 4, 2016 + + + Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications
and operations (MMO) business in Norway secured a contract from Statoil
for preliminary engineering work to enable a tie-in of the Utgard gas and
condensate field to the Sleipner facilities in the North Sea.
work involves preliminary engineering for platform modifications at
Sleipner to tie in the Utgard subsea field. Statoil may also exercise an
option in the contract for engineering, procurement, construction,
installation and commissioning (EPCIC) services for the platform
modifications, which will be decided on later this year by the
development's license partners.
"This builds on the strengths of
our operations in Norway and our expertise in complex modifications," said
Per Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions' Norwegian operations. "We are
pleased to be working further with Statoil on this important field
development to secure crucial resources."
The work will be managed
and executed by Aker Solutions' MMO unit in Stavanger. It builds on a
series of modification projects that Aker Solutions has carried out for
Statoil at Sleipner over the past five years.
"We are continually
working on delivering the most cost-effective and efficient solutions for
our customers," said Knut Sandvik, head of Aker Solutions' MMO operations.
"This award confirms that we are on the right track."
Aker Solutions' MMO Unit to Work With Kværner on Njord A Upgrade
April 4, 2016 - Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and
operations (MMO) business in Norway will as a subcontractor of Kværner
provide engineering services for upgrading the semi-submersible platform
at the Statoil-operated Njord A oilfield.
The company signed a
subcontractor agreement with Kværner, which was awarded the framework
agreement for the Njord Future project by Statoil. Aker Solutions' initial
delivery will be front end engineering design (FEED) work. The contract
with Kværner also includes engineering work in the engineering,
procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the project should the
operator decide to proceed with this, as well as an option for
"We look forward to working with Kværner to
find the most robust and cost-effective solutions for Statoil on this
project, which draws on our experience in complex modifications," said Per
Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions' Norwegian operations.
MMO unit in Bergen will execute the FEED work with support from Aker
Solutions' engineering business in Oslo, working as an integrated team
with Kværner. The work will start immediately and at its peak involve 120
employees of Aker Solutions.
Aker Solutions has previously
delivered concept and feasibility studies on upgrading Njord to Statoil.
Source: Bunny Nooryani, Aker Solutions -
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