SMOE wins North Sea platform construction contract

Maersk Olie og Gas AS has awarded SMOE a $400-million contract for the construction of an HBD platform to be installed in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Maersk Olie og Gas AS has awarded SMOE a $400-million contract for the construction of an HBD platform to be installed in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

The contract entails the provision of engineering, procurement, construction, onshore commissioning, load-out, and seafastening services for the HBD jacket, piles, topsides, flare, and three connecting bridges, which has a total weight of about 16,500 metric tons (18,188 tons), for the Halfdan phase IV development project.

Facilities on the platform topsides will include processing, power generation, and utilities. Construction is expected to begin in November 2008 with onshore completion scheduled for June 1, 2010.

07/01/2008

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