Goliat contract to Aker Solutions

Eni Norge, the operator of the Goliat license (PL229/PL229B) and the partner StatoilHydro, have selected Aker Subsea for provision of the Subsea Production System (SPS) on Goliat. The estimated value for this contract is NOK 2.3 billion.

Aker Subsea, which is the contract party of Aker Solutions, was selected after a thorough evaluation on both technical and commercial criteria’s. The SPS design is based on known technologies from the latest developments on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and is further developed to enable safe operations in the Barents Sea.

The SPS contract primarily covers all the activities connected to the supply of the equipment like project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, acceptance and integration tests and assistance during the installation, testing, commissioning and start up phase of the project.

The equipment to be provided includes eight integrated subsea template structures that will be outfitted with 22 wellhead and production tree systems, control umbilicals, riser bases and work over systems.

The contract took effect on September 15, 2009. Goliat is planned to start production during the 4th quarter.

Source: Eninorge.no

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