IKM Testing Secures Eldfisk Contract from Dragados Offshore (Norway)
IKM Testing has been awarded a contract by Dragados Offshore, a company that services to the Oil and Gas industry from the three main business centres: the headquarters’s office in Puerto Real and the Yard in Algeciras, in Spain, and the Yard of Tampico in México. The company has earlier been involved in the execution of Snorre, Kristin and Snøvit.
Ahead of local Norwegian fabricators Dragados will perform engineering, procurement and construction for Conoco Phillips on the Eldfisk project. ConocoPhillips is poised to remain a key player on the Norwegian shelf to 2050 and beyond. IKM Testing will contribrute Dragados within cleaning, pneumatic and hydraulic testing, pigging and torque. The works will be done in the Eldfisk Jacket.
The duration is two/three months and starts in November 2012.
Eldfisk was discovered in 1970, approved for construction in 1975 and put into production in 1979. Eldfisk is the second largest of the four producing fields in the Ekofisk area (Ekofisk, Eldfisk, Embla and Tor) and is among the largest on the Norwegian shelf. The field is located in Block 2/7, approximately 16 kilometers south of Ekofisk, not far from the British and Danish shelf.
The reservoir consists of Cretaceous rocks (limestone) located at 2700-2900 meters. ConocoPhillips is the operator with a stake of 35.11 percent.
Press Release, November 30, 2012