SNC-Lavalin awarded Statoil's North Sea Gina Krog jacket engineering contract
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MONTREAL, March 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been
awarded a contract by HFG Engineering Europe B.V. (HFGE) to carry out part of
the detailed design of the jacket for Statoil's Gina Krog offshore field
development on the Norwegian continental shelf. Statoil renamed the Dagny
field Gina Krog in March 2013.
The engineering for the approximately 16,000-tonne, barge-launched jacket will
be executed as a joint effort of HFGE and SNC-Lavalin. SNC-Lavalin will carry
out the work from its Croydon-based offices.
"We worked with HFGE on the record-breaking Valemon jacket for Statoil, and we
are pleased to have the opportunity to support them once again," said Hafez
Aghili, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, SNC-Lavalin UK. "This most
recent award is a testament to the expertise of our offshore engineering team
for both liftedand barge-launched jackets."
The Gina Krog oil, gas and condensate field will be developed using a fixed
platform tied into the Sleipner field for gas export, with oil offloaded to
shuttle tankers. The project is due to come online in the first quarter of
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the
world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and
is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com
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