Aker to prepare Sleipner in North Sea for Dagny gas tie-in

Statoil (OSE:STL) has awarded Aker Solutions (Oslo Børs:AKSO) a second call-off project under the Sleipner modification portfolio agreement.

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OSLO, Norway – Statoil (OSE:STL) has awarded Aker Solutions (Oslo Børs:AKSO) a second call-off project under the Sleipner modification portfolio agreement.

This project concerns tie-in of gas production from the Dagny platform in the Norwegian North Sea to the Sleipner facilities. TheDagny field is 30 km (18.6 mi) northwest of Sleipner East. The $118-million contract involves modifications on Sleipner A.

Aker Solutions’ offices in Stavanger, Bergen, and Mumbai, will perform the main engineering scope, with prefabrication handled at the company’s yard in Egersund, Norway.

Work is under way and the contract is expected to be completed in 2016.

The first call-off project, awarded in 2010, involved tying in theGudrun facilities to Sleipner.

1/30/2013

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