On behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partnership, Statoil has awarded an EPC contract for subsea equipment for the Johan Sverdrup project to FMC Kongsberg Subsea AS. The contract involves establishment of a new and cost efficient standard for subsea equipment.
The contract has an estimated value of NOK 1.3 billion, and includes deliveries of 13 Subsea trees and well heads, in addition to three subsea templates and control systems.
In addition, contracts have been awarded for aftermarket services and additional components related to the Johan Sverdrup field.
The contracts include options for further deliveries to cover any future needs on the Johan Sverdrup field, and other possible field developments on NCS.
“The subsea equipment which will be delivered from FMC Technologies makes up an important part of the Johan Sverdrup development. The subsea equipment enables reinjection of sea water and produced water into the Johan Sverdrup reservoir when we have started production. In this way, we will achieve maximum recovery and value creation from the Johan Sverdrup resources. At the same time, this is a favourable environmental solution, as we will minimize discharges to sea from the field,” says senior vice president for the Johan Sverdrup development project, Kjetel Digre.
In the first phase of the Johan Sverdrup development, three standard templates will be installed north and south of the field centre, on water depths of 110 to 120 meters. The subsea templates will be controlled and supplied with produced water or seawater through pipelines from the field centre.
“FMC Technologies has been awarded these contracts in a context of competition and an obvious need for considerable and sustained cost improvements. We have clear expectations of FMC Technologies’ ability to keep up the good work of reducing costs and optimizing processes both in project execution and in the aftermarket,” says senior vice president for TPD Projects, Torger Rød.