Aker Solutions Completes Milestone for Statoil’s Skuld Field (Norway)

Aker Solutions Completes Subsea Work for Statoil’s Skuld Field (Norway)

Aker Solutions has successfully completed the manufacturing and subsequent load-out of one template and three manifolds for Statoil’s Skuld field in the Norwegian Sea.

“Together with Statoil our project team has worked tirelessly to complete this important milestone. I’m proud of my colleagues and satisfied on behalf of our customer Statoil, that we are delivering this on schedule and on budget,” says Svein Oskar Nuland, head of Aker Solutions’ yard in Egersund, Norway.

The delivery of the subsea manifolds and template is the yard’s second hardware load-out for the Skuld project. The first, consisting of two templates, was also delivered on budget and on time in line with Statoil’s standardisation objectives to reduce cost levels as well as risk and time in executing the project.

“Aker Solutions was awarded the contract in April 2011. In just over a year Aker Solutions has done a fantastic job, where the three integrated manifolds are the main deliverables. A close follow-up, cooperation and trust between the teams from Aker Solutions and Statoil has been crucial in achieving such a complex delivery,” says Erik Opøien, company responsible for Skuld in Statoil.

The templates and the manifolds are destined for the Skuld field, which is located north of the Norne field, approximately 200 kilometres west of Sandessjøen, Norway, in a water depth of 360 metres.

Skuld is a development project covering the Dompap and Fossekall oil discoveries. Dompap was discovered in 2009 and Fossekall as late as April 2010.

The subsea installations will be tied back to the Norne floating production storage and offloading vessel through a production flowline.

Skuld is implemented as a “fast track” project, with short execution time and optimal value.

Press Release, August 21, 2012

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< May 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

OGA 2017

OGA 2017 is the most beneficial way to meet, discuss and acquire the latest in the Oil & Gas industry! It is also;…

read more >

IMCA ROV SEMINAR

This seminar is designed to assist IMCA members in dealing with these, with a programme of technical and operational topics affecting…

read more >

Offshore Wind Energy 2017

In 2017, EWEA and RenewableUK will join forces to bring you the greatest conference and exhibition Europe has ever known in the history…

read more >

UTC 2017

The subsea industry has, as all other parts of the oil & gas industry, been seriously rattled by the most severe downturn in the hydrocarbon energy era. However, the realization of what hit us and actions to be taken to sustain a healthy and profitable future is still on-going – unfortunately with thousands of colleagues paying the price by losing their job as one of the most severe consequences. At this time, there are signs that we have reached bottom in terms of most industry indicators, but few experts expect a sharp recovery. Many seem to believe that a slow recovery is what the industry needs in order to avoid an unsustainable capacity build-up, as seen in the period after the financial crisis. Considering the uncertainty of what the future will bring, this year’s UTC Program Committee have decided to challenge all of us to present ideas, experiences, technological innovations, business models and execution models for how to shape our subsea future and explain how and why subsea is the future.
UTC welcomes abstracts based on the topics listed below. If selected, please consider writing a paper in addition to the UTC presentation. From 2017, UTC papers will be published in an international database.

More info

read more >