More Work For Aker Solutions

Published at 07:57AM - 20/04/16

Aker Solutions has secured further offshore engineering work, after signing a long-term framework agreement with Lundin Norway.

The agreements sets Aker an initial task of conducting a study for a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, for the Barents Sea Alta and Gohta oil development.

“We are pleased to have this opportunity to work long term with Lundin,” said Per Harald Kongelf, Aker Solutions’ Norway.

More Work For Aker Solutions

The agreement covers early-phase studies, pre-engineering (FEED) work, verifications and follow-on engineering for Lundin Norway.

It encompasses engineering work from Aker Solutions’ three business areas – Engineering, Subsea and Maintenance, Modifications and Operations – as well as the company’s integrated study house, Front End Spectrum.

The contract has a fixed period of three years and may be extended by as many as two years.

“The company’s focus on the southern Barents Sea fits well with our technology and engineering expertise for even the most challenging conditions.” concluded Kongelf.

Lundin Petroleum Barents Sea Exploration Map
Lundin Petroleum Barents Sea Exploration Map

This latest agreement comes on the back of previous partnerships between the pair, most notably when Aker Solutions provided engineering work for Lundin’s Edvard Grieg development and for a subsea production system on the Brynhild field.