AF Group awarded major contract at Nyhamna

AF Group awarded major contract at Nyhamna

AF Group is awarded by Kværner the contract for the construction of civil works in relation with Nyhamna Expansion Project for A/S Norske Shell at Aukra.

The contract covers construction of new infrastructure and concrete structures for the expansion of Nyhamna Gas Plant. The scope of the work encompasses ground work, piping and cable culverts, roads and parking lots, new Substations, foundations for mechanical units and modules, pipe racks for gas pipe packages and landscaping. New Landfall for the gas pipe Polarled is also included in the scope of work. All works will be executed at Nyhamna in Aukra municipality.

The AF Group anticipates that local suppliers will contribute with a major part of the deliveries to the project. In addition it is anticipated that local contractors will be important contributors for a successful performance of the project.

Construction will commence in June 2013 with expected completion in Autumn 2016. The contract has an estimated value of NOK 750 million.

- The AF Group has executed a number of onshore projects for the oil and gas industry over the past 20 years, and we look forward to starting on a new and exciting project. We look forward to cooperating with Kværner and A/S Norske Shell , says Pål Egil Rønn, CEO of the AF Group.

For further information:
CEO: Pål Egil Rønn tel. +47 90 95 77 13
EVP Civil engineering: Arild Moe tel. +47 91 37 62 65

Published: 5/30/2013