Statoil subsea gas compression job goes to Aker

Statoil has awarded the Åsgard subsea compression system contract to Aker Solutions.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Statoil has awarded the Åsgard subsea compression system contract to Aker Solutions. The NOK 3.4 billion ($552 million) contract includes subsea compressor manifold station (SCMS), subsea compressor station template (SCSt), three identical compressor trains, all electrical control systems, high-voltage power distribution, topside equipment, and tooling, transport and installation equipment.

Åsgard is at Haltenbanken in 240-310 m (787-1017 ft) water depths. Aker says the project will be managed out of Oslo; Norway, while the equipment will be primarily manufactured at Aker Solutions' facilities in Egersund, and Tranby, Norway, and in Aberdeen, UK. Final equipment deliveries will be made in stages with the SCMS and the SCSt template structure delivered in 2013 and the compressor trains, controls and power equipment delivered in 2014.

12/01/2010

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