Det norske oljeselskap ASA has awarded Saipem the contract for supply of the steel jacket for the Ivar Aasen platform. The contract is worth NOK 709 million. The steel jacket will be constructed in Arbatax, located on Sardinia. The height of the jacket, to be installed at a water depth of 112 meters, is 138 meters. The total weight, piles included, is 14,400 tons.
Det norske has also awarded the contract for transportation and installation (T&I) to Saipem. This contract is worth NOK 310 million, and ensures that the platform deck will be lifted onto the jacket during the planned time slot. The steel jacket will be lifted into place in April 2015, whereas the platform deck is scheduled to be lifted onto the jacket in May/June 2016.
The engineering work for both contracts will be performed in London.