Wood secures EPCI contract from Equinor

UK-based offshore engineering specialist Wood has been awarded a new contract by Equinor to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and installation services to the Vigdis boosting station increased oil recovery project.

The $13m contract will see Wood will provide topside modifications to enable the tie-in of subsea equipment to offshore platforms Snorre A and Snorre B. The platforms process oil from the Vigdis subsea field, located in the Norwegian North Sea.

Dave Stewart, CEO of Wood Asset Solutions in Europe, Africa, Asia & Australia, commented: “Wood has a longstanding relationship with Equinor and this contract award further demonstrates their confidence in our offshore modifications capabilities. This new contract also supports our strategic focus on solidifying our position as a modifications service provider in Norway.”

The project will increase production from the Vigdis field by almost 11 million barrels.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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