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21 June 2011

Polarkonsult Harstad wins Eni Norge contract

PRESS RELEASE: Polarkonsult in Harstad has been awarded the contract for the inspection of vessels used by Eni Norge during offshore operations at Marulk, Goliat and planned exploration drilling activities. The contract has a term of 3 years.

Polarkonsult has been selected as preferred partner after a thorough evaluation of both technical and commercial criteria.

The contract includes services related to health, safety and environmental inspections of the vessels used during Eni Norge?s operations, including those involving subsea installations, pipe-laying and surveying. Seismic vessels will also require inspection prior to start-up of their operations. Service and follow-up inspections of stand-by vessels, supply vessels, and others used during Eni’s drilling campaigns are also included in the contract. 

Inspection activities will involve the verification of formal authorisations, the inspection of rescue, life-saving and communications equipment, etc., and checks of the crew?s competence and state of emergency preparedness. 

Eni Norge is one of the largest companies operating on the Norwegian continental shelf, with a portfolio of 49 licences. The company is operator of 13 licences and has participating interests in the Greater Ekofisk Area, Heidrun, Norne, Åsgard, Mikkel, Morvin, Kristin, Tyrihans and Yttergryta. Eni Norge is operator of the Marulk and Goliat fields which are under development in the Norwegian and Barents Seas respectively. Eni Norge is part of Eni, the major Italian integrated energy company with operations in more than 70 countries. 

Polarkonsult is one of the largest maritime consultant companies in Norway. It has 25 employees and carries out projects in the fields of vessel design and inspection of vessels and other floating installations all over the world. 

Contact representative at Eni Norge AS:
Grethe E. Foldnes
Communication Advisor
Phone: +47 52 87 48 28
Mobile: + 47 992 30 931