Equinor Hires DeepOcean for Marine Operations on Troll Phase 3
DeepOcean has received a contract to perform marine operations on Equinor’s Troll Phase 3 project in the North Sea.
Equinor submitted the plan for development of the Phase 3 of Troll field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Tuesday.
The award to DeepOcean covers project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication and offshore installation activities. The offshore work includes installation of two integrated subsea template structures and manifolds, two foundation structures and PLEMs, installation of spools, laying of MEG line and umbilical, tie-in’s and commissioning activities.
The onshore project team will work out of DeepOcean’s offices in Haugesund and Stavanger, Norway. Offshore execution will be performed in 2019, 2020 and 2021, the company noted.
DeepOcean’s commercial director for Subsea Services, Rolf Ivar Sørdal, said: “DeepOcean is continuously working hard to develop innovative and cost efficient ways of executing subsea construction projects. Troll Phase 3 is a perfect match to both our capabilities and our construction vessel fleet. This has been a target project for us and we are proud of being trusted with this exciting award. DeepOcean is looking forward to work together with Equinor and successfully execute this project in a professional and safe manner.”