Aker wins EPC contract for Conocophillips platform

Energy company Conocophillips has conditionally awarded a contract for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the topside module for the Ekofisk 2/4 Z platform to Aker Solutions.

The contract award is subject to project approval by the PL018 license group and Norwegian authorities’ approval of the plan for development and operation (PDO).

PL018 approval is planned for the first quarter of 2011 and PDO approval for the second quarter of 2011.

Pending project sanction and final contract award, Aker Solutions will only book early engineering and procurement as order backlog.