Bibby Offshore wins first contract in Norway with ConocoPhillips

Bibby Offshore’s Norway division has been awarded its first contract in the region with ConocoPhillips Skandinavia, in which the Stavanger-based offshore services company will assist with maintenance work on the Norpipe Oil pipeline. The contract’s value was not disclosed.

The contract includes the provision of project management, installation engineering, procurement and subsea installation works on the pipeline, and is due to commence in the third quarter this year.

Bibby Offshore Norway will deploy its construction support vessel (CSV) Olympic Ares (pictured) to support ConocoPhillips’ on integrity management of the pipeline between the Ekofisk area in offshore Norway and the Teesside facility in north-east England.

“Over the years, Bibby Offshore’s international divisions have successfully secured regular and repeated work with a number of operators. Our goal in Norway is to grow and develop the business in a similar way by successfully delivering on projects safely and efficiently, and to develop our reputation as the go-to subsea service provider for the region,” Arne Lier, managing director of Bibby Offshore Norway, said in a release today.



Holly Birkett

Holly is Splash's Online Editor and correspondent for the UK and Mediterranean. She has been a maritime journalist since 2010, and has written for and edited several trade publications. She is currently studying for membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In 2013, Holly won the Seahorse Club's Social Media Journalist of the Year award. She is currently based in London.
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