Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard in the United Kingdom has been awarded the Procurement & Construction contract of the Culzean Wellhead Platform (WHP) jacket, wellhead access deck and access ways for client Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited, operator of the Culzean field in the North Sea.
Culzean is an Ultra High Pressure High Temperature Development field. The jacket for the WHP is the first to be constructed and installed in range of the Culzean field and will be approximately 114 m tall with a footprint of 31 x 31 m and a top of 22 x 22 m. The wellhead access deck and access ways will be fabricated in Hartlepool, with the WHP jacket and piles being built at Heerema’s yard in Vlissingen. The total expected scope of the Culzean project for execution at HFG’s yards will represent approximately 7,100 tons fabrication work. Construction is due to start in January 2015 for completion in March 2016.