These form the basis for potential new engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts for subsea equipment.
Last year the operator and FMC Kongsberg Subsea signed an MSA leading to an EPC contract for the Johan Sverdrup project.
Vice president for projects Torger Rød said: “Statoil has cooperated closely with the suppliers on technology qualification, concept development and pre-engineering studies, and jointly we have delivered successful subsea projects.”
The focus will be on costs and efficiency in order to propel various currently marginal prospects and discoveries.
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