Atlas Professionals’ offshore management and quality control (QC) team has secured a frame agreement with Nord Stream 2, an international, six-company consortium constructing a natural gas pipeline from Northern Russia.
The Nord Stream 2 project envisages construction of two offshore pipelines from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea with the aggregate annual capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas.
The project builds on the Nord Stream project, a pipeline installed through the Baltic Sea in 2011 and 2012.
The consortium consists of Gazprom, Uniper, BASF SE/Wintershall, Royal Dutch Shell, OMV AG and Engie. Its members signed a shareholders’ agreement on the implementation of the pipeline project in September of last year.
Atlas said on Friday that the service agreement with the consortium will see the company supply offshore vessel representatives for survey vessels on the project. The company added that the service agreement will last until the end of 2018.
Atlas’ team based in Exeter, UK is one of the company’s specialized offices that provides the expertise in the discipline of offshore management & QC.
Business Manager of Atlas’ Offshore Management & QC, Grant Johnston, said: “We are extremely pleased to secure this service Agreement for the supply of Vessel Representatives for the Nord Stream 2 project. We look forward to forming a strong relationship with Nord Stream 2 AG, ensuring we supply the best consultants possible to manage and QC their offshore operations for the years to come.”