Wood wins Equinor double deal in Norway

The Grane oil platform will be linked to the Edvard Grieg and Ivar Aasen fields
The Grane oil platform.

Aberdeen energy services firm Wood has secured two new contracts with Equinor in Norway.

The first agreement for front-end engineering design (FEED) for modifications to the Grane offshore facility, including preparation for the Grane Area Northern Development (project).

Work is scheduled to be completed by Q4 2019.

Wood will also perform the FEED modifications to Equinotr’s Kollsnes gas processing plant in Oygarden, west of Bergen, which will be delivered by the company’s local team in Norway, supported by systems engineers in the UK.

Wood said that the modification at Kollsnes are due to be completed by winter 2020.

Dave Stewart, chief executive of Wood’s asset solutions business in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, said: “Wood has developed a successful long-term global relationship with Equinor, and these new contracts continue our work on installations in their portfolio.

“We are delighted to cooperate and partner with Equinor in the development of the GRAND project and upgrade of the Kollsnes gas process plant.

“Our breadth of experience in the Norwegian energy sector combined with our customer-specific knowledge and global engineering expertise, positions us for growth as we focus on broadening our service delivery onshore and offshore.”

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