Statoil awards Askeladd subsea hardware contracts
Statoil has issued two installation contracts for the Askeladd gas field development in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea.
During summer 2019, Subsea 7 will lay a 44-km (27-mi), 20-in. pipeline that will tie Askeladd to the Snøhvit field infrastructure. Support operations will be based in Hammerfest and other locations.
Ocean Installer will install two subsea templates in 2019, followed in 2020 by a 42-km (26-mi) umbilical, a 35-km (22-mi) MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) pipeline and two manifolds.
In addition, Ocean Installer will fabricate and install four spools and protective structures and conduct tie-ins and ready-for-operation activities, with main mobilization performed from Hammerfest.
Askeladd, which is due to start production start at the end of 2020, will extend plateau production at the Hammerfest LNG plant.
Development calls for three wells and two new subsea templates - to be provided byAker Solutions - with spare slots for future wells.