Hess Denmark ApS has awarded a contract to DNV GL to provide asset integrity inspection management of its South Arne field, including Risked Based Inspection (RBI) services and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) inspection services. The contract continues an 18 year partnership between Hess and the leading technical advisor to the oil & gas industry.
The asset integrity inspection assessments will address:
- The process systems using pressure-retaining equipment and piping
- The concrete gravity base and tower
- The steel structure, both topsides and subsea
- Oil export pipeline and offloading buoy
“DNV GL has been contracted to provide integrity inspection on the South Arne field since 1998. The renewal of this partnership demonstrates the importance of high quality service delivery in a cost pressured market. Further, the contract shows Hess’s confidence in DNV GL’s ability to deliver efficient solutions which can help manage operation costs for the South Arne field,” says Kjell Eriksson, regional manager for Norway, DNV GL – Oil & Gas.
The contract has an estimated annual value of 10 MDKK and is based on both KPI, lump sum and rate based remuneration principles.