OSLO -- Shtokman Development AG has awarded a consortium comprising Aker Solutions, Technip France, and SBM Offshore a $32-million contract for the concept definition and front end engineering design (FEED) for the floating production unit (FPU) for the integrated development of the Shtokman gas and condensate field Phase I project.
The scope of work includes design, FPU concept definition, FEED design for the hull, turret, mooring system, and topsides. Aker Solutions will lead the team.
The consortium will also tender for the full an engineering, procurement supply construction and commissioning (EPSCC) contract in 2010.
The work will start immediately and be carried out over the next 12 months, the companies say.