Statoil awards Aker subsea contract for Vilje South project

Norwegian engineering services provider Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by oil and gas company Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Vilje South project on the Norwegian continental shelf.

The contract, valued is approximately NOK225m (£24.7m), is an extension to the subsea production system Aker delivered to the Vilje field in 2006.

Scope of work includes a subsea tree, satellite production flowbase and protection structure, subsea production control system, wellhead system, remote connection system and a 150m static umbilical.

Management, engineering and procurement of the subsea production system will be primarily performed at Aker Solutions’ headquarters in Oslo, Norway, while fabrication and manufacturing will take place in Tranby, Moss and Egersund in Norway and in Aberdeen in the UK.