Centrica has awarded Aker Kvaerner's Engineering Services a contract for the recertification of pressure safety valves for its operations based out of Morecambe Bay
. The contract covers the offshore facilities, which consist of nine offshore platforms, two onshore gas processing terminals at Barrow (North Morecambe and South Morecambe terminals), and the Barrow Condensate Storage Facility
. The contract is for a period of five years, with extension options of 2 one year periods.
The Morecambe Field is an offshore, hydrocarbon gas reservoir divided into two sections (North and South). Gas is produced through offshore facilities, which are located approximately 25 miles west of Blackpool, Lancashire. The Morecambe Field is operated by Centrica Energy which
also operates the Millom and Dalton Fields on behalf of Burlington Resources (Irish Sea) Limited.