On 14th and 15th March 2017 loading of elements of living quarter for Johan Sverdrup field has been taking place at the premises of Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia. Even tonight heavy load carrier MERI will leave Gdynia do deliver the construction to the contractual partner. EPG is performing this contract for consortium K2JV.
Construction made in EPG weights about 800 t and its dimensions are 35 x 45 m. The structure has been placed onboard heavy load carrier – MERI, with using of hydraulic skidding system.
Few weeks ago EPG delivered first module and next elements (with weight c.a. 1,000 t) for Johan Sverdrup project are under construction in EPG currently. Dispatch of third module is planned for May 2017 – said Bartłomiej Kwiatek, project manager. According to the contract with consortium K2JV ANS (joint venture of Kvaerner Stord and Kellog Brown & Root) Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) will produce more than 2,800 t of steel structures for that field.
Johan Sverdrup is the oil field in the North Sea, about 140 kilometers west of Stavanger. The field is one of five laergest oil fields on Norwegian Continental Shelf. Daily production during first phase estimated at 440,000 barrels per day. Peak production estimated to reach 660,000 barrels daily. Peak production will be equivalent to 40% of all NCS petroleum production.