EMAS AMC, the subsea services division of EMAS, a global offshore contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced today that it has won a contract from Statoil for the transport and installation of subsea templates for the Norwegian Sea’s deepest offshore project – the Aasta Hansteen field development. The Aasta Hansteen field development, with a water depth of 1,300 meters, is located in the Norwegian Sea, 300 km west of Bodø, Norway
EMAS AMC’s scope of work includes the transport and installation of two four-slot templates and one single-slot template. All templates will be transported from Aker Solutions’ facilities in Sandnessjøen in Norway. EMAS AMC will utilize its advanced subsea construction vessel, Lewek Connector, for transport and installation work, and will partner local suppliers in Sandnessjøen for most of the required work preparations and vessel supplies.
Engineering and planning will be managed by EMAS AMC in Oslo. The offshore transport and installation work will take place in 2015.
EMAS AMC’s previous contract wins from Statoil include riser replacements on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, as well as a SURF (Subsea, Umbilical, Risers and Flowlines) contract for marine installation and pipe-lay in Fram H-Nord, situated in the Troll C/Fram area in the northern part of the North Sea.