Master Marine to provide accommodation services on Johan Sverdrup

Statoil has, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup licence, awarded a contract to Jacktel AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Master Marine AS, for providing accommodation services on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.

Jacktel AS has been awarded a contract for the Haven jack-up accommodation rig for the installation and commissioning period for the Johan Sverdrup project phase 1.

The accommodation services include bed capacity and catering services for project personnel. The accommodation rig will provide up to 400 beds on the Johan Sverdrup field.

Statoil says, that to ensure required capacity for working on the Johan Sverdrup field, Haven will undergo an upgrade related to strength and length of the legs, including the provision of new spud-cans/suction-caissons. The upgrade is expected to be performed at a yard in Norway.

The contract period is 18 months with an estimated start June 15, 2018. In addition, there are 5×2 months options. The total value of the firm contract period is approximately $178 million. including expected upgrade cost of approximately $100 million.

Kjetel Digre, senior vice president for the Johan Sverdrup development project said: “We are very pleased with the contract awarded to Jacktel AS. The Haven jack-up accommodation rig will be an important tool in the final offshore installation and commissioning phase, putting together the different pieces of the Johan Sverdrup puzzle.”

The development concept for Johan Sverdrup phase 1 will consist of four installations, including a utility and accommodation platform, a processing platform, a drilling platform and a riser platform, in addition to three subsea templates for water injection.

Johan Sverdrup field partners are: Statoil 40.0267%, Lundin Norway 22.6%, Petoro 17.36%, Det norske oljeselskap 11.5733%, and Maersk Oil 8.44%.

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