Aker contracted for Goliat subsea production system

Eni Norge has signed a $391-million contract with Aker Solutions to deliver a subsea production system to the Goliat field development in the Barents Sea.

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OSLO -- Eni Norge has signed a $391-million contract with Aker Solutions to deliver a subsea production system to the Goliat field development in the Barents Sea.

Scope of work comprises engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a complete subsea production system. Subsea hardware deliveries include eight overtrawlable four-slot subsea templates with manifolds, 24 subsea trees, subsea control systems, 20 km (12 mi) of steel tube umbilicals, work-over equipment, and a tie-in and connection system.

Subsea trees will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Tranby, steel tube umbilicals will be manufactured in Moss, while templates and manifolds will come from the company's Egersund yard. Subsea control systems will be manufactured in Aberdeen. The project will be managed from Aker Solutions' head office in Fornebu, Norway.

Deliveries of the subsea equipment will start in 2011 and run through 2013.

09/16/2009

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