The vitality transition requires new options to chop emissions from trade sources in Norway and Europe. With the contract awards to Subsea 7 Norway and Aibel we’ve taken new and essential steps to understand the Northern Lights venture.
“The new contracts within the Northern Lights venture will create essential exercise for the provider trade. Most contracts are actually in place, and we stay up for working along with the chosen suppliers to understand this pioneering venture,” says Peggy Krantz-Underland, Equinor’s chief procurement officer.
Subsea 7 has received an EPCI (engineering, procurement, development and set up) contract for pipelaying and subsea installations. The contract worth is estimated at about NOK 500 million.
The provider will fabricate and lay a 100 km lengthy pipeline that may transport CO2 from the intermediate storage website at Energiparken in Øygarden to the injection nicely within the North Sea.
Subsea 7 will even set up a 36 km lengthy umbilical that may join the injection nicely to the Oseberg subject from which the subsea injection services will probably be operated.
Project administration and engineering will probably be delivered by Subsea 7’s workplace at Forus, whereas fabrication of pipes will probably be executed on the Vigra spool base close to Ålesund. The contract is anticipated to lead to roughly 250 man-years through the venture’s life. Planning of the
Aibel has been awarded an EPCI contract for the Northern Lights subsea management system positioned on the Oseberg A platform. The contract is awarded as a call-off in opposition to the present Oseberg portfolio settlement signed in July 2020. The estimated worth of the task is about NOK 140 million.
The scope of labor consists of all essential upgrades on the Oseberg A platform to tug in and function the umbilical system that may join the platform and the Northern Lights subsea services.
Project administration and engineering will probably be carried out at Aibel’s places of work in Bergen and Stavanger, and prefabrication will happen on the Haugesund yard. The venture will contribute with about 60 man-years for Aibel. The work will begin in January 2021 and is deliberate to be accomplished late 2023.
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