October 30, 2010 at 5:29 pm #2482
Statoil exercises one year option with Aker Solutions at Mongstad refinery
29 October 2010 – Statoil exercises a one year option to extend its contract
with Aker Solutions at the Mongstad refinery in Norway. The estimated contract
value for 2011 totals approximately NOK 100 million and the work will occupy
about 120 employees from Aker Solutions in Bergen, Norway.
The oil refinery at Mongstad is a modern highly-upgraded plant with an annual
capacity of 10 million tonnes of crude. It is the largest facility of its kind
The scope of work for Aker Solutions mainly comprises minor modifications to
increase robustness and generally improve the facility. The option period
commences 1 January 2011.
In 2005 Statoil awarded Aker Solutions a modifications framework agreement for
the Mongstad refinery. Remaining options in the running minor modifications
contract includes a one year option followed by a two year option.
Most crude oil refined at the Mongstad plant comes from the Norwegian
continental shelf. The principal outputs are petrol, diesel oil, jet fuel and
other light petroleum products. Most of the refinerys output is exported,
particularly to continental Europe.
The contract parties are Aker Solutions subsidiary Aker Offshore Partner AS and
October 30, 2010 at 5:30 pm #5435
Here is update on Statoil Mongstad Coking Refinery Upgrade Aker contract option renewal for 2011 (the modifications were fifth project across Statoils refineries). Aker is doing minor modifications at the Mongstad refinery.
Statoil owns 79% Mongstad refinery, processes crude from off Norwegian shelf, exports most products to Contiental Europe and is one Europes largest refineries in Norway.
StatoilHydro has contract with MW Kellog doing upgrade on Mongstad coker for the 186MBD (Capacity 220MBD) refinery that was due to complete in 2010. The Mongstad 28 MBD coker was closed in 2009 for revamp & again in a scheduled T/A in April 2010 with projected completion in Mid 2010 to Early 2H2010. Article does not mention coker upgrade portion.
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