Wood awarded multi-million North Sea deal by Equinor

Snorre Expansion Project
Snorre Expansion Project

Aberdeen-headquartered energy services giant Wood has been awarded a multi-million pound deal by Norwegian energy firm Equinor for North Sea work.

The more than £11 million contract is for the delivery of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services to the Vigdis boosting station increased oil recovery (IOR) project.

According to Wood, the firm will provide topside modifications to enable the tie-in of subsea equipment to offshore platforms Snorre A and Snorre B.

The Snorre assets process oil from the Vigdis subsea field, located in the Norwegian section of the North Sea.

Dave Stewart, chief executive of Wood’s Asset Solutions business in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, said: “Wood has a longstanding relationship with Equinor and this contract award further demonstrates their confidence in our offshore modifications capabilities.

“This new contract also supports our strategic focus on solidifying our position as a modifications service provider in Norway.”

On completion of the project, Wood say the production from the Vigdis field will be increased by almost 11 million barrels.

Lars Fredrik Bakke, Wood’s senior vice president in Norway added: “Wood has decades of experience in the Norwegian energy sector.

“This experience, combined with our local engineering team’s customer specific knowledge of Equinor’s processes and systems, positions us ideally to safely and successfully deliver this contract.”