Aibel wins FEED contract for water injection at Gudrun offshore Norway
Equinor has awarded Aibel the FEED contract for Gudrun Phase 2 Water Injection.
STAVANGER, Norway– Equinor has awarded Aibel the FEED contract for Gudrun Phase 2 Water Injection.
The contract also includes an option for the actual implementation (EPCI).
The front-end engineering design phase starts immediately at Aibel’s headquarters in Stavanger and in Haugesund. The project will involve 45-60 people until delivery in June 2019. The FEED contract is valued at around NOK60 million ($7 million).
The main objective of Gudrun Phase 2 Water Injection is to increase and extend recovery from the reservoir.
In the FEED, the company will ensure maturation of the chosen concept for water injection into the reservoir. The contract includes study work related to new equipment and pipes for the water injection system. Additionally, Aibel will work on solutions for integration, hook-up and installation of this on theGudrun platform.
The possible implementation phase has an estimated value of approximately NOK400 million ($46.7 million) and will commence immediately after conclusion of the FEED in the summer of 2019. In this phase, the project will involve around 160 people at its peak both onshore and on the installation offshore. Necessary fabrication will be carried out at Aibel’s yard in Haugesund.
In the summer of 2013, Aibel delivered the platform deck for Gudrun after being responsible for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI).