Oilfield services provider Petrofac has received a three-year contract extension from Serica Energy for maintenance services in the North Sea.

The deal will see the company continuing to provide maintenance execution and consultancy services, as well as metering services, to Serica Energy’s Bruce platform complex that processes production from its Bruce, Keith, and Rhum assets.

Serica Energy owns and operates the Keith (100%), Bruce (98%), and Rhum (50%) assets.

These assets comprise more than 25 wells, three bridge-linked platforms, and extensive subsea pipelines and infrastructure which connect Rhum, Keith, and the Western Area of Bruce to the Bruce facilities.

The contract, which initially commenced in 2018, was extended in 2019 to include metering engineering services for deploying dedicated onshore and offshore personnel.

Petrofac Asset Solutions chief operating officer Nick Shorten said: “For more than four years, our team has been supporting Serica Energy to enhance production and extend the field life of its assets in the UKCS through safe and cost-effective maintenance services.

“We look forward to further strengthening our partnership with Serica Energy by building on this approach, and adding additional value through the delivery of predictable, efficient operations.”

Last month, the company and its consortium partner Genie Civil et Batiment (GCB ) received a provisional award for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract from Sonatrach for the Tinrhert EPC2 Development Project in Algeria.

The scope of work under the contract includes tie ins to the existing Alrar separation and boosting facilities, along with commissioning, start-up, and performance testing.