Goliat to Aibel

Stavanger, Norway, 3 November 2014

Aibel has been awarded the contract for hook up and commissioning of Goliat before start-up at the field. The project is an important contribution to Aibel’s portfolio.

Goliat FPSO, photo: Eni Norge
Photo: Eni Norge

“The Goliat project is particularly important for us because we will gain useful experience with facilities operating in the Barents Sea,” says Jan Skogseth, President and CEO in Aibel.

The contract includes preparations and commissioning before start-up at the field. In addition, the project will consist of construction work and work related to commissioning of Goliat.

Goliat
Goliat is under construction at the Hyundai yard in South Korea. Goliat is a so-called FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) and will be the first platform of its kind on Norwegian continental shelf. The Goliat facility will be installed at the Goliat field, which is situated 85 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest.

Eni Norge AS is the operator of the Goliat field with an owner share of 65 percent, while Statoil has an owner share of 35 percent. 

 

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

The company`s around 5,500 employees in Norway and abroad are engaged onshore and offshore. With eight locations in Norway, the company is located near the customers. In addition to operations in Norway, Aibel is also located in Thailand, Singapore and Denmark.

Published 2014-11-03, 15:07 CET Updated 2014-11-03, 15:07 CET

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