Grenland to build Katla subsea structures

FMC Technologies has contracted Grenland Group to supply an integrated template structure and a subsea manifold for Statoil’s Katla field development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

KONGSBERG, Norway -- FMC Technologies has contracted Grenland Group to supply an integrated template structure and a subsea manifold for Statoil’s Katla field development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Total weight of these modules will be around 350 metric tons (386 tons).

Construction, due to start in December, will be performed mainly at Grenland’s yard in Tønsberg, which has delivered numerous other large subsea structures to FMC Technologies.

The estimated value of the contract to Grenland is around $6.8 million. Delivery is scheduled for 3Q 2011.

Katla is an oil and gas field in water depths of roughly 950 ft (290 m).

11/12/2010

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