Aibel awarded FEED study for new Ekofisk topsides

London, UK, 10 September 2008

Aibel has received the news that ConocoPhillips has selected the company for award of a contract for the Front-end Engineering and Development (FEED) work for the Ekofisk Utility and Accommodation Topsides project.

While this contract is for engineering only, it will allow Aibel the opportunity to compete for an EPC contract for actual construction of the living quarters platform for the Ekofisk field.

Working closely with Aibel on this study will be one major subcontractor, Emtunga. Emtunga has over 25 years experience with accommodation modules.

The contract comprises about 55,000 engineering hours. This work will be finished in December 2008, when a complete EPC tender for construction of the new accommodation platform is also to be submitted.

Aibel is a leading service company within the oil and gas industry and is established in renewable energy.

The company`s over 4000 employees in Norway and abroad are engaged onshore and offshore. With 8 locations in Norway, the company is located near the customers. In addition to operations in Norway, Aibel is also located in Thailand, Singapore, United Kingdom, Denmark and Egypt.

Published 2008-09-10, 08:00 CET Updated 2011-01-20, 14:11 CET

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