OSLO, Norway -- ConocoPhillips Norge has awarded Aker Solutions a NOK5-billion ($900-million) EPC contract to deliver the topside and bridges for the new Eldfisk 2/7 S production platform in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
The topsides will comprise one combined living quarter and utility module, and a combined process and wellhead module, with a total weight of 15,500 tons. Aker’s scope includes fabrication of two bridges, one bridge support module, and a flare.
Detail engineering is under way, and fabrication should start early next year at the Aker Stord yard in western Norway. The consignment should be delivered early 2014.
Aker has options in its contract to also provide offshore hook-up and commissioning assistance.