Aker to Provide EPC Works for Conoco Phillips Field

22 March 2011 (Last Updated March 22nd, 2011 18:30)

Aker Solutions has won a Nkr5.5bn ($979m) engineering, procurement and construction contract to deliver the topside and bridges of the production platform at ConocoPhillips' Eldfisk field in the North Sea. One of the two biggest fields in the Greater Ekofisk Area, Eldfisk is located in

Aker Solutions has won a Nkr5.5bn ($979m) engineering, procurement and construction contract to deliver the topside and bridges of the production platform at ConocoPhillips’ Eldfisk field in the North Sea.

One of the two biggest fields in the Greater Ekofisk Area, Eldfisk is located in the southern part of the North Sea, about 300km from the Norwegian shore.

The topside comprises combined living quarters, a utility module and a combined process and wellhead module that weighs 15,500t.

Aker will also provide fabrication works for two bridges, one bridge support module and a flare.

The firm will begin the detail engineering immediately and fabrication is due to begin in early 2012.

Aker expects to deliver the topside in early 2014.