Subsea 7 has gained a contract from Aker BP for the Hod area growth venture, within the North Sea.
The Hod growth locates 12 kilometres from the Valhall space.
The re-development features a new wellhead platform (Hod B) linked to Valhall area centre with inflexible pipelines and an umbilical.
The contract scope contains EPCI for pipelines, umbilicals and tie-ins utilizing key vessels from Subsea 7’s fleet.
The manufacturing pipeline is a pipe-in-pipe design.
It may even embody the world’s first utility of mechanically lined pipe primarily based on GluBi know-how from Butting.
Project administration and engineering will begin instantly at Subsea 7’s workplaces in Stavanger, Norway.
Fabrication of the pipelines will additional happen at Subsea 7’s spoolbase at Vigra, Norway.
Eventually, offshore operations will happen in 2020 and 2021.
Monica Bjørkmann, vice chairman for Subsea 7 Norway, stated:
“Subsea 7 could be very happy with this award by Aker BP, via the Aker BP Subsea Alliance.
“It acknowledges Subsea 7 as a key companion within the supply of pioneering know-how, reworking the economics of area growth.
Bjørkmann additionally famous that the corporate is trying ahead to persevering with their alliance with Aker BP for the Hod Field Development, with security, reliability and high quality on the forefront all through.
Finally, Subsea 7 stated the contract is price between $50 and $150 million.
It can also be price reminding that Aker BP has not too long ago awarded Kvaerner a contract for delivering the topside and metal substructure for the unmanned wellhead platform on the Hod area.
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