Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract from Aker BP on behalf of the Skarv Unit for the Ærfugl gas field development, located approximately 210 km west of Sandnessjøen in the Norwegian Sea.
The contract includes an option for the Ærfugl Phase 2 scope, which may be exercised by Aker BP in the future.
This EPCI contract is a long-distance tie-back involving the application of Subsea 7’s electrically heat traced flowline (EHTF) technology for the 21 km tie-back to the Skarv FPSO.
Project management and engineering will start immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Stavanger, Norway. Fabrication of the EHTF system will take place at Subsea 7’s spoolbase at Vigra, Norway and offshore operations will take place in 2019 and 2020.