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UK Projects Archive: June - December 2009

Aker Solutions Awarded BP Tie-back Contract for Ula

BP Norge awards Aker Solutions an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for a tie-back from Oselvar to the Ula platform. Scope of work includes engineering, procurement, fabrication of module and other minor components, installation offshore and commissioning assistance.
22/12/2009  More »

Aker Solutions Awarded EPCI Contract on Draugen for Shell

Shell awards Aker Solutions engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for a produced water re-injection system on Draugen. The scope for Aker Solutions also includes prefabrication and commissioning assistance.
21/12/2009  More »

Technip Awarded Two Contracts for the Schiehallion Field in the North Sea

Technip awarded two contracts by BP for the Schiehallion field development. The field is located in the North Sea, 175 kilometers (110 miles) west of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. Technip's operating center in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, is undertaking the contracts.
15/12/2009  More »

Europe's Largest Onshore Windfarm Set To Grow Again - ScottishPower Renewables Receives Consent For A Further 39 Turbines At Whitelee

ScottishPower Renewables today given permission by the Scottish Government to develop a second extension at Whitelee Windfarm, near Glasgow, which will see Europe's largest onshore windfarm add a further 39 turbines, increasing overall capacity up to 593MW.
11/12/2009  More »

European Investment Bank Support Joint Venture Between National Grid and TenneT to Build Interconnector

European Investment Bank agrees to provide EUR 300m for construction of the BritNed Interconnector, a new electricity transmission cable between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The BritNed cable is a 50:50 joint venture, between National Grid and TenneT, who operate the grids.
09/12/2009  More »

Scottish and Southern Energy - Joint Venture in Dutch Wind farm Development

Scottish and Southern Energy enter into agreement with DONG Energy to form 50:50 joint venture to take forward development of three offshore wind farms, with a total capacity of just over 1,000MW (megawatts), which SSE has the right to develop in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
02/12/2009  More »

Jacobs Receives Contract From South East Water of the UK

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. awarded contract from South East Water Ltd. of the United Kingdom to provide program management, design, construction, and construction management services associated with South East Water's estimated 400 million pounds Sterling (approx. US$666.3 million) Asset Management Plan (AMP) 5 Capital Investment Programme (CIP) for 2010-2015.
01/12/2009  More »

RDS Awarded Contract by Nexen for Provision of Drilling Facilities Concept Design Services

RDS, the engineering division of drilling contractor KCA DEUTAG, awarded contract for the provision of drilling facilities concept design services for the Golden Eagle Area Development by Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited. Initially RDS will provide a London-based team of approximately 12 people.
25/11/2009  More »

Aker Solutions Signs Framework Agreement with ConocoPhillips for Greater Ekofisk

Aker Solutions signs frame agreement with ConocoPhillips Norway for future modification contracts on their installations in the Greater Ekofisk Area of the North Sea. Scope of the agreement is not defined; however, the frame agreement opens up for activities ranging from pre-studies to complete total contracts (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation).
25/11/2009  More »

Petrofac Awarded Maintenance Services Contract by BP

Petrofac's Offshore Engineering & Operations business awarded contract to provide maintenance services in the North Sea by BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd. Petrofac will deliver integrated maintenance management support services including: the planning, co-ordination and execution of maintenance activities for all of BP's UK offshore assets and the onshore Dimlington plant.
16/11/2009  More »

PSN Awarded Record Contract by BP

PSN wins prestigious 5 year contract, worth in excess of £200million. Under the terms of the contract, PSN will deliver engineering and construction support services for all of BP's UK offshore assets and the onshore Dimlington plant.
02/11/2009  More »

KCA DEUTAG Engineering Division, RDS, Awarded StatoilHydro Contract for Veslefrikk Drilling Upgrade Project

StatoilHydro has awarded a concept study to Fabricom AS. Together with drilling design expertise from RDS (the engineering division of KCA DEUTAG), an integrated team, comprising up to 25 personnel, has been set up in RDS' Stockton office in the North East of England to execute the concept study for modification and upgrade of the Veslefrikk drilling facilities.
02/11/2009  More »

Visund and Troll Subsea Contracts to Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions awarded two contracts by StatoilHydro to deliver subsea equipment to its Visund and Troll fields in the North Sea, including subsea tree number 100 for Troll. Subsea trees will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Tranby, Norway, and subsea controls in Aberdeen, UK. Final deliveries will be made Q1 2011.
23/10/2009  More »

Halliburton Awarded Two-Year Talisman Deal

Halliburton, through its product service line Baroid, awarded two-year contract, with multiple extension options, to provide drilling fluids and associated services to Talisman Energy Norge AS. The $229 million contract, including options, began in the third quarter of 2009 and encompasses all Talisman-operated fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
13/10/2009  More »

UK Well Service Contract to Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions subsidiary Aker Qserv Ltd signs contract with BP to provide well services for the energy giant's operations in UK sector of the North Sea. The contract is signed for a period of three years, with two one-year extension options. Aker Qserv, who has enjoyed a working relationship with BP dating back to 2003, will continue as BP's primary supplier of well intervention services out of its base in Aberdeen.
12/10/2009  More »

Wood Group Awarded Engineering & Construction Contract by Chevron North Sea

Wood Group awarded three-year engineering & construction contract by Chevron North Sea Limited for its Alba, Captain and Erskine fields. Worth an estimated £45 million over the initial three years, the contract is effective from 1st October 2009, and includes two one-year extension options exercisable by Chevron.
06/10/2009  More »

J P Kenny Wins Three-year Project Management Contract for Gas Storage Development Initiative

J P Kenny awarded contract with ACS Cobra Castor UTE for Construction Management and Procurement Support Services. Project supports gas storage being carried out from offshore Spain which will be reinjected into the Spanish National Grid. J P Kenny's London office will lead the contract with a client support team being based in Madrid and the project will require approximately 72,000 manhours.
24/09/2009  More »

Jacobs Receives Extension on Framework Contract With UK Environment Agency

Jacobs Engineering Group receives 2-year extension of its term on the National Engineering and Environmental Consultancy Agreement framework with the Environment Agency of England and Wales. Jacobs will provide project management and full-design services in support of the Environment Agency's national flood and coastal risk management and water resources capital works programs.
15/09/2009  More »

National Grid to Launch Major Public Consultation on Hinkley Point C Connection

National Grid unveils its proposals to connect a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point to the national electricity transmission network. The company has been asked by EDF Energy to connect a 3600MW nuclear power station to be built close to the existing generating plant at Hinkley Point.
15/09/2009  More »

Major North Sea Contract Win for Expro

Expro awarded multi-million pound contract by Apache North Sea Ltd in the UK North Sea following completion of a competitive tender process. The contract, worth approximately US $7.5million annually, mainly covers work on the Forties field. In total, 24 offshore employees will be dedicated to this contract which has a firm duration of three years with two optional one-year extensions.
09/09/2009  More »

ExxonMobil Re-starts Drilling at UK North Sea Beryl Field

Mobil North Sea Limited Liability Company, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, as operator, announces on behalf of itself and co-venturers (Hess Limited, Enterprise Oil Limited (Shell) and OMV (U.K.) Limited) that it will recommence drilling activities at the Beryl Field in the northern North Sea.
08/09/2009  More »

Fluor Rebuilds Damaged Power Plant for ISAB Energy in Sicily

Fluor Corporation awarded engineering, procurement and construction contract by ISAB Energy (ERG Group) for reconstruction of one of its two 266 megawatt combined cycle gas turbine power trains in Priolo Gargallo, Sicily, Italy. Fluor's Camberley, UK, operations centre has lead in designing the plant to correspond with its original design. Onsite construction resources will utilise local labour.
08/09/2009  More »

E.ON Submits Planning Application For Biomass-fired Power Plants

E.ON submitts planning application to Department of Energy and Climate Change for a 150MW biomass-fired energy plant at the Royal Portbury Dock in North Somerset. If granted planning consent, the new development could produce enough power for around 200,000 homes by burning carbon neutral fuels such as wood.
28/08/2009  More »

RDS Drilling Awarded Contract for BP Clair Ridge Drilling Facilities Design

RDS, the engineering division of drilling contractor KCA DEUTAG, awarded contract for the Clair Ridge drilling facilities design by BP (who operates on behalf of Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Hess and Shell). The design team was mobilised and commenced work in early June. Initially RDS will provide a team of approximately 20 engineers based in London.
27/08/2009  More »

KBR Subsidiary Awarded Contracts by StatoilHydro to Upgrade Karsto Gas Plant

KBR today announced its M.W. Kellogg Ltd. (MWKL) subsidiary awarded two contracts by StatoilHydro at Kårstø Gas Plant, near Stavanger, Norway. MWKL will provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Assistance for the Double Inlet Crossover Project and NGL Metering Project.
24/08/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler Wins GASSCO Contracts for Zeebrugge and Dunkerque Terminals

Foster Wheeler Energy awarded engineering, procurement and construction contract by Gassco AS for implementation of the blow-down system modification at Gassco's Zeebrugge Terminal, Belgium. EPC work at Zeebrugge will be executed by Foster Wheeler's Teesside operation at Middlesbrough in the UK.
29/07/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Feed Contract by Santos for GLNG(R) Upstream Project in Australia

Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Santos Ltd. to undertake the front-end engineering design for Santos' GLNG® Upstream Project in Queensland, Australia. Foster Wheeler will perform the FEED, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2010 from its Reading, UK, office and from Brisbane, Australia.
23/07/2009  More »

Mott MacDonald Signed Up For Buying Solutions Four Year Framework

Mott MacDonald confirmed as one of the suppliers under the Buying Solutions four year framework to provide project management and full design team services. The framework can be used by any public sector body in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to procure services.
22/07/2009  More »

Ionik Consulting Wins Multi-million Contract With Total E&P UK In North Sea

Ionik, part of Wood Group's Subsea & Pipelines Technology Group, awarded multi-million pound five year contract to provide integrated pipeline integrity and engineering services for Total's assets in the North Sea. Ionik will undertake the customisation, development and implementation of a Pipeline Integrity Management system.
21/07/2009  More »

Fluor Wins UK FEED Contract for Scottish & Southern Energy

Fluor selected to conduct front-end engineering and design work for a nitrogen oxide reduction program at the Fiddler's Ferry Power Station in Warrington, Cheshire, England.
21/07/2009  More »

Petrofac Awarded Engineering and Offshore Construction Contract on Forties Field

Petrofac awarded new contract by Apache North Sea Limited following competitive tender for Onshore Engineering and Ad-Hoc Offshore Construction Services. The new contract has a firm duration of three years with two optional one-year extensions and is worth approximately £25 million per annum.
09/07/2009  More »

Scottish and Southern Energy Proposal To Develop New Pumped Storage Schemes

Scottish and Southern Energy propose to develop two new large scale pumped storage hydro electric schemes in the Great Glen. It is to seek from the Scottish Government its formal opinion on the scope of the environmental impact statement that would accompany planning applications for the schemes, currently planned to be submitted during 2011.
29/06/2009  More »

KBR Subsidiary Granherne Selected for Conceptual Study as Part of StatoilHydro ASA's Gullfaks 2030 Project

KBR's consulting subsidiary Granherne selected to take part in conceptual study of StatoilHydro ASA's Gullfaks 2030 project to extend the production from the gas field.
22/06/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler Consortium Awarded Pre-Feed Contract by E.ON UK plc for CO2 Capture Plant

Foster Wheeler announced that a consortium including its UK-headquartered subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, has entered into a technical services agreement with E.ON UK plc to perform the pre-front-end engineering design for a post-combustion carbon dioxide capture plant proposed as part of E.ON's new supercritical coal-fired power station in Kent, England. Work will be executed by its Business Solutions Group in Reading, UK.
17/06/2009  More »

Wood Group Awarded Design and Project Management Contract on Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd awarded design and project management of two offshore substations by AREVA T&D on Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. The 88-turbine 315 MW (220,000 home potential supply) wind farm is sited just inside the 12-mile territorial limit of Sheringham on the UK's North Norfolk coast.
02/06/2009  More »

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