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Kongsberg Maritime: Equinor chooses KONGSBERG for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Safety and Automation Technology

Press Release   •   Jun 14, 2018 09:25 BST

Phase 2 will add a fifth platform to the ‘The North Sea Giant’, Johan Sverdrup. Credit: Equinor
  • Equinor Energy AS extends existing contract into phase 2 of Johan Sverdrup field development

Kongsberg, Norway, 14th June 2018 – Equinor Energy AS has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver the Safety and Automation Systems (SAS) for the recently announced phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Kongsberg Maritime’s selection for Johan Sverdrup phase 2 confirms its existing position as a key technology partner for the project since 2014, when Equinor Energy AS (then Statoil) awarded a Project Specific Agreement including FEED for delivery of SAS to the four phase 1 field platforms.

The phase 2 agreement includes delivery of SAS and digital technology for a new processing platform, which is due to start production in 2022. Kongsberg Maritime will also extend and modify already delivered systems for the field centre, in addition to providing three Subsea Production System tie-backs and technology solutions for shore power at Haugsneset, near Haugesund.

The core scope of supply for Johan Sverdrup phase 2 features SAS technology including Process Control, Subsea Control Unit, Power Distribution Control, Process Shutdown, Emergency Shutdown, Fire & Gas systems, Life Cycle Simulator, Information Management System and OPC-UA data gateway. The latest generations of Kongsberg Maritime SAS technology for production, integration, presentation, simulation, training and operation are also included.

"This is a major contract for KONGSBERG and further strengthens our position as a key supplier of core automation and safety products to the offshore production market," said Stene Førsund, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Kongsberg Maritime. “We are pleased that Equinor Energy AS is extending the Johan Sverdrup contract into phase 2 of the development, and look forward to working closely with Equinor and its major contractors to make this new phase of Johan Sverdrup a success.”

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For further information, please contact:

Gunvor Hatling Midtbø, VP Communication

Kongsberg Maritime

Tel: +47 9921 4209

gunvor.hatling.midtbo@km.kongsberg.com

Saul Trewern

Saltwater Stone

Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244

s.trewern@saltwater-stone.com

About Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 20 countries.

Kongsberg Maritime systems for vessels cover all aspects of marine automation, safety, manoeuvring, navigation, and dynamic positioning. Subsea solutions include single and multibeam echo sounders, sonars, AUV/Underwater Robotics, underwater navigation, communication and camera systems.

Training courses at locations globally, LNG solutions, information management, position reference systems and technology for seismic and drilling operations are also part of the company’s diverse technology portfolio.

In parallel with its extensive technology portfolio, Kongsberg Maritime provides services within EIT (Electro, Instrument & Telecom) engineering and system integration, on an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis.

Kongsberg Maritime delivers solutions that cover all aspects of technology underwater and on the water, aboard new build and retrofit vessels, and on offshore platforms and rigs, often under a single supplier strategy called The Full Picture.

Kongsberg Maritime is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international, knowledge-based group that celebrated 200 years in business during 2014. KONGSBERG supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries.

www.km.kongsberg.com

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