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    Buzzard jacket EPC contract awarded to Aker Verdal

    News // October 10, 2003
    Aker Verdal, part of the Aker Kvaerner group, has today been awarded a contract by EnCana (UK) Limited for the construction of three steel platform sub-structures (jackets) for the Buzzard field in Blocks 19/5, 19/10, 20/1 and 20/6 of the UK sector of the North Sea.

    The contract is for the engineering, procurement, construction, load-out and sea-fastening of the three jackets and piles.

    The total contract value is approximately NOK 750 million.

    The Buzzard project will be executed in close co-operation between Aker Verdal and Aker Kværner Technology.

    The detailed engineering, which will be performed by Aker Kværner Technology, starts immediately, while the fabrication activities at Aker Verdal will start in the spring 2004.

    All three Buzzard jackets will be delivered in 2005, and will be number 31, 32 and 33 in the series of jackets from Aker Verdal.

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