Eni Norge has entered into a contract with TOOLS for the provision of services and supplies to the Goliat FPSO, leading to a further buildup of activity for the supplier in Hammerfest.
According to Eni, the contract extends over a period of three years, plus options, and includes the provisions of tools, pipes and fittings, transmissions, cleaning products and other suppliesfor the Goliat project. The contract will be administrated from the TOOLS offices in Tromsø and Hammerfest, adding increased activity and employment particularly in Hammerfest.
Eni says that the Goliat platform is expected to arrive in Hammerfest by early April, before tow out to the field. To remind, the Goliat FPSO was towed on board the transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard on February 2.
Furthermore, production start up of Goliat, the first oil field to come into production in the Barents Sea, is planned by mid 2015.