"By combining the two companies' respective expertise within drilling and EPCI, we are creating a strong EPCI contractor for the Norwegian market," say Bjørnar Iversen, Executive Vice President of Odfjell Drilling Technology AS and Jan Skogseth, President of Aibel AS.
The main aim of the collaboration is to be able to participate in the major EPCI projects of the future that StatoilHydro, ConocoPhillips and other operators are planning. The partnership will be able to offer what the operators demand for the delivery of a complete drilling EPCI solution where:
- Aibel contributes its EPCI and project implementation expertise
- Odfjell Drilling Technology AS, with its drilling-related operational understanding contributes engineering expertise, and expertise in the choice of equipment and configuration of drilling systems.
Aibel (www.aibel.com) is dedicated to oil and gas Production Facilities Solutions. The company supplies production facilities, process systems, technology and products and also maintains, operates and modifies on- and offshore installations for shipowners, field operators and oil companies. Early involvement ensures optimal execution of projects across the whole value chain. Aibel is currently a major EPCI supplier in the process field as well as a major Maintenance & Modification contractor on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. .
Odfjell Drilling Technology AS (ODT)
Odfjell Drilling Technology (www.odfjelldrilling.com ) has one of the biggest drilling-related engineering teams in Norway with considerable international experience and capacity. ODT offers its customers extensive expertise in drilling systems and drilling equipment from concept to start-up of drilling. Among other things, Odfjell Drilling and ODT have a technology agreement for drilling with StatoilHydro. Odfjell Drilling also runs a number of drilling operations and drilling-related projects for StatoilHydro, ConocoPhillips and Talisman Energy UK. Odfjell Drilling Technology is a business unit in the Odfjell Drilling Group. The company is present in Stavanger, Bergen, Stjørdal, Aberdeen, London, Denmark, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), the Philippines and Korea.
*EPCI, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation.
For more information about Odfjell Drilling: www.odfjelldrilling.com
For more information about Aibel AS: www.aibel.no
For more information, contact:
Executive Vice President Odfjell Drilling Technology AS
+47 55 99 89 00 / Mobile: +47 932 40 417
Trond Sel Strategy,
Market and Sales Aibel AS
+47 8527 0000/ Mobile: +47 913 42 806