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Aker Solutions awarded topside contract for Troll field

May 16, 2018
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Aker Solutions secured a contract worth more than NOK 1 billion (US$123 million) from Equinor (formerly Statoil) to deliver a module for the Troll A platform that will help increase output at one of Norway's largest natural gas fields.

The Troll field, located about 65 kilometers west of Kollsnes, contains about 40 percent of Norway's offshore gas reserves. Production from the field is expected to continue beyond 2050.

The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract is the company's latest award for work at phase 3 of the Troll development. The EPCI work is an option on the front-end engineering and design work Aker Solutions won in September 2017.

"We're delighted to extend our work at Troll, a field that will help maintain Norway as a major gas exporter for decades to come," said Aker Solutions' Chief Executive Officer Luis Araujo. "Working on these two significant sections of the development allows us to bring efficiencies across the project," he added.

The module will receive and process gas from the Troll West field, before it is piped to the onshore Kollsnes gas processing facility near Bergen, Norway.

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