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Projects Archive: April - June 2004

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Aker Kvaerner Studies for Statfjord05/04/2004
Statoil has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for studies relating to its planned Statfjord late life project in the North Sea. Top manning will be approximately 100 persons.


Foster Wheeler Secures EPC Contract05/04/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy awarded EPC Contract for the low-sulfur automotive diesel oil project for Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Co Ltd. Foster's UK Reading office to primarily execute this contract.


'Duty Holder' Role for Aker Kvaerner in North Sea06/04/2004
Aker Kvaerner take over day-to-day operations management for Amerada Hess AH001 installation. No immediate job implications for the 30 Amerada Hess staff and contractors.


Stolt Offshore Wins North Sea Work Worth $120 Million08/04/2004
Stolt Offshore receive six contracts and three Letters of Intent from customers operating in the North Sea. Stolt say the work is not expected to lead to more jobs, but would keep its staff employed.


Special Commissioners Hit Hard in IR35 Case09/04/2004
Revenue win IR35 case at the Special Commissioners involving former oil-rig design engineer. This case raises concerning issues for all contractors.


Schlumberger Job Losses in Aberdeen19/04/2004
Schlumberger plan up to 70 job losses from their 1500 workforce in Aberdeen following a drop in the company's expected workload.


INEOS Phenol Awards Alliance Contract to Aker Kvaerner20/04/2004
INEOS-Phenol awards Alliance Contract to AK Engineering Services, part of the Aker Kvaerner group. Contract to be managed from Aker Kvaerner offices in Antwerp, Belgium with support from Stockton, UK.


St Fergus Terminal Contract Award to KBR20/04/2004
Amerada Hess and BG Group finalise arrangements for Atlantic and Cromarty North Sea gas and condensate fields involving the longest direct tie-back to shore for a sub sea development.


Mott MacDonald Wins Scottish Water Contract26/04/2004
Mott MacDonald - part of the mbc alliance - has won a Scottish Water Contract in which the alliance will deliver design resources across the full range of disciplines alongside SWS's own staff.


Smedvig Secures Shell Drilling Contract26/04/2004
Smedvig awarded Shell contract and is expected to employ around 200 people. The operations will be managed from a newly established office in Aberdeen.


AK Engineering Awarded INVISTA Upgrade Contract27/04/2004
INVISTA award AK Engineering upgrade contract. Project to be managed from AK Engineering office in Stockton-on-Tees, with the pipework fabrication handled from its Wilton workshops.


KBR Provide Engineering Design Services For Shell Project27/04/2004
KBR provide engineering services for FEED contract awarded to its joint venture partner JGC. Majority of work to be carried out at MW Kellogg's office in Greenford, London.


bp Extends Caspian Contract With iicorr28/04/2004
bp extend Caspian Sea contract with iicorr. Up to 40 staff to be recruited to work alongside existing teams in Aberdeen and Baku.


ACKtiv Nuclear for Sellafield Safety04/05/2004
BNFL and the ACKtiv Nuclear Joint Venture - Atkins, Carillion, and Aker Kvaerner - sign alliance agreement to deliver Legacy Ponds Project at Sellafield.


Hydro Plant for Loch Ness06/05/2004
Approval given for £85m power station at Loch Ness. Up to 400 jobs expected to be created during construction.


AMEC Wins Contract From Venture Production06/05/2004
AMEC win engineering services contract from Venture Production for topside works associated with the development of the North Sea Annabel field.


AMEC Scoops Caspian Contract06/05/2004
AMEC win contract from BP for engineering and modification services in Azerbaijan. Includes initial support services to Chirag-1 Platform in the Caspian Sea.


LGE Awarded Additional Contracts by Hyundai08/05/2004
LGE Process awarded four further contracts by Hyundai Heavy Industries for the design, supply of process equipment, supervision of installation and commissioning and start-up of the cargo handling plants for four LPG carriers.


Total To Streamline North Sea Operations8/05/2004
Total expects to finalise details of planned streamlining of its North Sea offshore operations within the next four weeks. Proposals outlined earlier this year mean just one or two contractors will work on all its North Sea platforms.


BP Extends Workscope With Wood Group12/05/2004
Wood Group to undertake additional engineering, procurement and construction services on BP's Lomond platform. Project scheduled for completion in May 2005.


AMEC Wins Contract From Star Energy12/05/2004
AMEC wins Star Energy HG Gas Storage Contract to develop and construction manage a gas storage plant and pipeline. Construction work scheduled to begin in June 2004 and is due for completion in October 2005.


BP Create 88 New Jobs in North Sea Rescue Operations13/05/2004
BP create new concept in offshore search, rescue and recovery for its North Sea operations, generating around 88 new jobs. Project Jigsaw to go live in December 2005.


CNR International Awards Contract To Subsea 718/05/2004
Subsea 7 awarded £6million contract from CNR International (U.K.) for work associated with the Banff and Kyle Fields in North Sea.


AMEC Extends Facilities Management Contract at Lilly20/05/2004
AMEC win £24 million, three-year extension to its current Facilities Management contract with Lilly. AMEC to provide planned and reactive support services, including engineering support.


Foster Wheeler Win BANAGAS Feed Contract20/05/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy Limited awarded contract by Bahrain National Gas Company (BANAGAS) for front-end engineering design to revamp BANAGAS' liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facilities.


Shell Awards Maintenance Contract to Subsea 721/05/2004
Shell award three-year fixed term contract worth in excess of $150m to Subsea 7 for the provision of routine underwater inspection for Shell operated sub sea infrastructure in the North Sea.


Aker Kvaerner Offshore Secure CNR Contract26/05/2004
Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner land major role worth in excess of £5m in the redevelopment of two North Sea oil and gas fields from CNR International (UK) Ltd.


Foster Wheeler Awarded FEED Contract by Saudi Aramco/Sumitomo26/05/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy awarded FEED contract by Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. of Japan, for the planned development of an integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Saudi Arabia.


AMEC, Scottish Power and OPD to Undertake Wave Power Trials31/05/2004
AMEC, Scottish Power and Ocean Power Developments to conduct large scale feasibility study of wave power off Scotland.


Adriatic LNG Terminal Project for Aker Kvaerner01/06/2004
Aker Kvaerner to conduct detailed design and planning activities for future offshore phases of the proposed LNG receiving terminal in the North Adriatic Sea.


Expro to Expand Employee Numbers04/06/2004
Expro's Aberdeen base to be boosted by up to 30 new engineering staff by the end of 2004 due to recent contract awards.


Marathon Awards Subsea Frame Agreement to Aker Kvaerner11/06/2004
KOP, part of Aker Kvaerner, win £20m contract to provide equipment and services to Marathon Petroleum.


Jacobs Wins Contract from University of Manchester15/06/2004
Jacobs wins engineering services contract from the University of Manchester. Total construction costs estimated to be in excess of £275m.


Petrobras Package Win for Weir17/06/2004
Petrobras ratify SRP contract placed by FSTP Consortium on Weir Westgarth. Design to be carried out at Westgarth's Glasgow base.


Strike on Snorre Platforms Demobilizes 300 Oil Workers18/06/2004
Members of the Federation of Oil Workers' Trade Unions and Norwegian Association for Supervisors on North Sea Snorre A and B platforms now on strike.


Shake Up for Babtie Group in Central Belt24/06/2004
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. in acquisition discussions with the Babtie Group. Implications unclear for Babtie.


Mott MacDonald Awarded Oil Pipeline Project Management Role24/06/2004
Mott MacDonald awarded project management role on new oil pipeline in Oman. Role involves monitoring the EPC contractor's activities.


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