Aker Solutions has been awarded a topside modification contract by Statoil to increase oil recovery at Gullfaks South. Estimated contract value is NOK 180 million (USD 32.3 million) .
The main object of the project is to deliver topside modification for tie-in of two new templates, located at Gullfaks South, to Gullfaks A, plus topside modification for re-routing production from existing template D from Gullfaks A to Gullfaks C.
Scope of work under the Gullfaks South increased oil recovery topside project includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning assistance (EPCIc).
“This will be a challenging and exciting job. It is an important assignment for Aker Solutions, which shows that we are competitive on jobs in all levels of the market. We are pleased that Statoil renews their trust in our topside modification services,” says Tore Sjursen, head of Aker Solutions’ maintenance, modifications and operations business.
Maintenance and modifications work will help to increase oil recovery rate and extend the life of the Gullfaks field.
The Gullfaks South increased oil recovery topside EPCIc assignment will be executed by Aker Solutions’ maintenance, modifications and operations team in Bergen, Norway. Pre-fabrication will be performed at Aker Solutions’ fabrications facilities at Aagotnes, Bergen.
Project completion date is estimated to the end of 2014. Aker Solutions’ contract party is Aker Solutions MMO AS.
Press Release, December 28, 2012