Aker Awarded Contract for Gudrun Tie-In to Sleipner

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions two contracts for the Gudrun field development. The contracts are for the tie-in to the Sleipner field; Sleipner will process oil and gas from Gudrun in addition to supplying power to the Gudrun platform. The work will be managed out of Aker Solutions' regional office in Stavanger and will also engage prefabrication resources at its yard in Egersund. Work is scheduled for completion in October 2013. The discovery is located about 2 miles (3 kilometers) east of the Gudrun in the North Sea in PL 187. Statoil serves as the operator, holding a 65% interest; GDF Suez E&P Norge holds 25%; and Marathon Petroleum Norge holds 10%.

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