Aker Solutions wins Statoil inspection services contract

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of its offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway.

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, Norway – Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of its offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway.

The contract period is for four years, with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the typical value to be approximately NOK 182.5 million ($28.5 million) per year.

This frame agreement comes in addition to the launch of the new frame agreements for Statoil’s entire maintenance and modifications portfolio on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Aker Solutions has previously undertaken inspection work and inspection management services for Statoil’s offshore installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and onshore plants.

Work scope will comprise in-service inspection and inspection management services on eleven of the existing Statoil offshore installations in the North Sea at Statfjord A, B, and C; Gullfaks A, B, and C; Kristin; Åsgard A and B; Heidrun and Njord; as well as three onshore plants at Mongstad, Kollsnes and Sture.

Work scope will typically involve establishing yearly inspection programs and performance of in-service inspection for static processing equipment and structure, such as piping, valves and pressure tanks for processing, utility and drilling facilities.

The contract will be managed from Bergen, while inspection engineering will be executed at Aker Solutions in Stavanger, Bergen, Mongstad and Trondheim. Preparation activities will start immediately.

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