Wood Group has received a contract from Premier Oil to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services to Tolmount offshore field development in the North Sea. 

Under the contract, Wood Group will be responsible for providing topsides, jacket, pipeline, flow assurance and subsea engineering for Tolmount offshore assets and export pipeline that links into the Dimlington onshore terminal in Humberside.

Wood Group chief executive Robin Watson said: "This award demonstrates the integrated solutions that we are uniquely positioned to provide; bringing facility engineering, specialist technical solutions and our operational reputation to front-end engineering design.

"We are committed to delivering a full systems engineering approach from the subsea wellhead, through the offshore facilities, export pipeline and to the onshore terminal, complete with end-to-end flow assurance.

"The Tolmount field is estimated to contain approximately 450 billion cubic feet."

"This contract builds upon our existing relationship with Premier Oil and we look forward to leveraging our global expertise to support this key UKCS project."

The contract has become effective immediately.

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Last year, Premier Oil acquired a 50% operating interest in the Tolmount gasfield, which was the result of its acquisition of E.ON's UK North Sea assets. 

Discovered in 2011, an appraisal drilling was conducted at the property in 2013.

The Tolmount field is estimated to contain approximately 450 billion cubic feet (gross). Premier’s partner in Tomount is Dana.

Image: Wood Group receives new offshore field development contract from Premier Oil. Photo: courtesy of Premier Oil.