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Aker Solutions awarded Greater Ekofisk Area contract

ConocoPhillips has awarded Aker Solutions a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for the Greater Ekofisk Area which is split into three phases.

Phase one, with an approximate contract value of NOK 120 million, will start immediately. Two further options are included in the contract. One option is for additional FEED work scope which is expected to be completed by the end of 2009 with the other option being for detail and follow on engineering work.

The scope includes the potential new Eldfisk platforms 2/7S and 2/7 N, jackets, bridges and bridge supports connecting the platforms. In addition, Aker Solutions will undertake the design of the modification work required for integrating existing and the potential new facilities in the greater Ekofisk area.