TechnipFMC awarded a significant subsea contract for Equinor’s Kristin Sør

Source: press release, 30 June 2021

TechnipFMC’s dive support vessel ‘Deep Arctic’ has been upgraded to run as a battery hybrid in a move that will reduce its fuel use and emissions by 20% (photo: TechnipFMC)

TechnipFMC has announced that it has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by Equinor for the Kristin Sør field in the North Sea. TechnipFMC will supply rigid pipelines, static and dynamic umbilicals, as well as pipeline and marine installation of the subsea production facilities.

Jonathan Landes, President, Subsea at TechnipFMC, comments, “We are proud to collaborate closely with Equinor once again, working together from early in the front-end and concept phase to develop optimised solutions and methodology for the installation for Kristin Sør. This project will also utilise Deep Arctic, which is equipped with hybrid battery solutions to reduce emissions.”

The project will be executed by TechnipFMC’s operating centre in Oslo, Norway, with fabrication occurring in the Company’s facilities in Norway and the United Kingdom.

Note: For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between USD 75 million and USD 250 million.