DNV GL pens contract extension in UK with Dana Petroleum

The international oil & gas advisory and classification society DNV GL has secured a three-year contract across the Dana Petroleum operated assets on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS).

Western Isles FPSO © Copyright 2019 Dana Petroleum

DNV GL has worked with Dana Petroleum since 2012 with the development of the Western Isles floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

The classification society said that the Triton FPSO was added to the existing project scope.

The scope involves classification and verification services, primarily, validation on whether the safety and critical environmental elements are suitable and maintained in adequate condition to meet performance standards in compliance with the UK offshore safety case regulations.

Angus Milne, head of department, UK Verification and DNV GL Project Sponsor, said: “This is a really important contract for DNV GL. We feel we have a good team on board who have a strong track record in delivering combined class and verification operations.”

Hari Vamadevan, DNV GL – Oil and Gas regional manager for the UK and West Africa, added: “We are extremely happy to have continued our relationship with Dana Petroleum. We have worked hard to provide an efficient and proactive service and look forward to building a stronger bond between the two companies.”

Dana Petroleum has operations and interests in the UK, the Netherlands, and Egypt. Dana is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Korea National Oil Corporation and Headquartered in Aberdeen, UK.

Their operating portfolio in the UK consists of the Western Isles FSPO located 160 kilometers east of the Shetlands and the Triton FPSO located 193 kilometers east of Aberdeen.

Partners in Western Isles area are Dana Petroleum (77%) and Verus Petroleum (23%) while partners in the Triton FPSO area Dana (52%), Tailwind Energy (46%), and Endeavour Energy (2%).

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