Petrofac lands North Sea extensions

OE Staff
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Oilfield service provider Petrofac has secured contract extensions in the North Sea worth £65 million.

Total E&P UK (Total) has awarded a two-year contract extension following a five-year contract for technical services on the Alwyn and Dunbar platforms, in the Northern North Sea.Petrofac employs 191 people offshore and eight in supporting roles onshore.

Petrofac has also secured a renewal of its Duty Holder contract on the Kittiwake platform to the end of 2014, following the transfer of the asset to new owners EnQuest later this month.Petrofac currently employs 95 offshore and 20 onshore.

Additionally, Petrofac has secured a two-year contract renewal from Centrica's gas storage division, Centrica Storage Limited, for operations services for the Rough offshore gas storage facility – the UK's largest – in the southern North Sea.

The contract, which has been reconfigured for Petrofac to provide an enhanced, managed service on the 8a platform, buildson a relationship that dates back to 2007.

Petrofac has acted as Duty Holder on the Kittiwake platform since 2003, and also provides engineering management and construction services. The Kittiwake team recently celebrated the notable milestone of eight years without a single lost time incident.

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