Aker joins Schiehallion, Loyal redevelopment work in North Sea

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, Norway – Aker Solutions (OSLO:AKSO) has a NOK 650-million ($113-million) contract with BP (NYSE:BP) to help redevelop the Schiehallion and Loyal fields in the North Sea.

Aker in Aberdeen, UK, will manufacture and supply the subsea controls for the Quad 204 project. The scope of work includes subsea controls equipment for subsea trees, manifolds, and subsea safety isolation valves as well as controls distribution assemblies.

Schiehallion and Loyal fields are estimated to contain a further 450 MMbbl of recoverable oil and a £3 billion ($4.485 billion) upgrade is under way. Due to the water depth in the area, Schiehallion is entirely reliant on subsea production to an FPSO.

3/13/2013

Related Articles

VBMS to link Ravn to German North Sea platform

Jan 15, 2015

Wintershall has contracted VBMS for subsea works associated with the Ravn field development in the Danish North Sea.

Compact separation technology enhances subsea boosting

Jan 15, 2015 Implementation of subsea boosting over the last decades has included multi-phase pumps, some with separation and pumps combined. To further improve robustness, reduce risks, and reduce total capex,...

Woodside lines up deepwater well offshore South Korea

Jan 15, 2015

Woodside Petroleum says it plans to drill an exploratory well this fall on the deepwater Ulleung basin block 8/6-1N offshore eastern South Korea.

Statoil's subsea factory tackles the power source hurdle

Jan 15, 2015 Statoil's ambitious goal of launching a subsea factory in deeper and colder environments by 2020 is on track. By making incremental improvements and tapping into innovative technology from other in...

Seismic bids under review for deepwater block offshore Egypt

Jan 15, 2015

Petroceltic and partner Edison plan to acquire seismic data this year over their recently awarded North Thekah block in the deepwater Mediterranean Sea offshore Egypt. 

Trending News

Offshore photo of the day

Transocean gets Sedco Express contract extension

Apr 17, 2015

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has won a 45-day contract extension for the Sedco Express offshore Nigeria at a day rate of $300,000. 

North Carolina governor calls for Atlantic offshore exploration

Apr 17, 2015

North Carolina’s governor Pat McCrory has called for offshore energy exploration during testimony to a Congressional Committee hearing on US President Obama’s Offshore Energy Plan.

Delta House sees first production in deepwater GoM

Apr 17, 2015

LLOG Exploration Co. has started production from the Delta House FPS in the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Canyon 254.

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

Apr 17, 2015

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>