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.