Stay Connected

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

Mad Dog Platform. Photo courtesy BP

BP adds two drilling rigs in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Nov 20, 2013

BP has added two drilling rigs to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, bringing its fleet there to a company record of nine rigs.

EMAS AMC selects Delta SubSea for ROV services in Gulf of Mexico

Nov 19, 2013

EMAS AMC has selected Delta SubSea to provide ROV services in support of EMAS’s current Gulf of Mexico deepwater repair campaign. 

Trending News

Fire breaks out on Petrobras’ Marlim field

Jul 31, 2014

A fire reportedly broke out on an oil platform at the Marlim field in the Campos basi.

Ecopetrol starts GoM oil production with Murphy Oil

Jul 31, 2014

Ecopetrol has begun producing crude oil from two Dalmatian field wells in the Gulf of Mexico operated by its partner Murphy Exploration & Production Co., according to Reuters.

BGP completes 3D seismic shoot offshore Gabon

Jul 31, 2014

BGP has completed a 1,500-sq km (579-sq mi) 3D offshore seismic acquisition program for Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon.

Antrim finds numerous leads in Skellig offshore Ireland

Jul 31, 2014

Antrim Energy has detailed prospective hydrocarbon resources in frontier exploration license 1/13 in the Porcupine basin offshore southwest Ireland.

Tamar Southwest development plan blocked

Jul 31, 2014

Delek Group says the partners in the Tamar I/12 lease offshore Israel have filed a petition to the Israeli High Court.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>