Moreld Apply has been awarded a contract for the Eirin Topsides Tie-In to Gina Krog by Equinor. The work will be carried out from the company’s office in Stavanger.
Two new wells from the Eirin field will be tied back to Gina Krog through a flexible flowline. To be able to process the wet gas, several modifications are needed topside. The work consists of modifications to the existing facilities, in addition to the integration of new equipment.
• New inlet cooler and separator for wet gas
• Metering for both gas and liquids
• Pull-in and hang-off of a new umbilical from Eirin
• New HPU and MEG skids for subsea supply
• Hook-up operation for subsea power and control.
Karsten Gudmundset, CEO of Moreld Apply,expresses pride in being chosen for this critical project, stating "This contract underscores our commitment to providing sustainable technical solutions that align with the evolving demands of the energy sector."
The project's anticipated scope entails approximately 220,000 manhours, and work has already commenced, with completion expected by the fourth quarter of 2025.
Nine Andresen, VP Maintenance & Modifications, adds "Together with Equinor, we have matured Eirin in record time. The contract format in FLX promotes efficiency, high innovation,and collaboration. We are now planning to deliver the project ready for production start as early as 2025, a challenging but essential contribution to delivering necessary energy with associated low emissions to Europe."
Moreld Apply defines this award as asignificant contract, worth 0.5 to 1.5 billion Norwegian kroner.
The Eirin gas field, discovered in 1978, holds estimated recoverable reserves of 27.6 million barrels of oil equivalent,with natural gas as the predominant component. This collaborative initiative, driven by Equinor on behalf of the partnership, holds the key to delivering new gas resources to Europe while maintaining minimal CO2 emissions.
Moreld Apply is a leading multi-discipline engineering company, specializing in contracts across all project phases - from concept development and studies to completion and commissioning.