Source: Aker Solutions
Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), for modification work on the Eldfisk field in the southern Norwegian North Sea. The contract value is approximately NOK 1.3 billion (US $233 million).
The work scope comprises modifications of all the existing platforms; Eldfisk 2/7 A, Eldfisk 2/7 FTP, Eldfisk 2/7 B and Embla, as a consequence of installation of the new Eldfisk 2/7 S platform. The purpose of the modification work is to extend the life of Eldfisk.
Work starts immediately, with completion scheduled for May 2015. The project will be managed from Aker Solutions' offices in Stavanger, Norway. It will have a top manning level of 400 - 500 employees.
Aker Solutions has previously carried out the front-end engineering design (FEED) for Eldfisk II.
Contract partners are ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS and Aker Offshore Partner AS.