Nyhamna Expansion Project

AF execute the Civil works for Nyhamna Expansion Project for Kvaerner on behalf of AS Norske Shell

The Nyhamna Plant and Ormen Lange field shall be upgraded with increased pressure of Ormen Lange and a new pipeline, Polarled, shall be led into Nyhamna from the Aasta Hansteen field. AF execute all civil works at Nyhamna for Kværner Stord AS on behalf of AS Norske Shell.

The scope of the work encompasses ground work, piping and cable culverts, roads and parking lots, several isolated buildings, foundations for mechanical units and modules, pipe racks for gas pipe packages, various finishing work and landscaping

All work shall be performed on Nyhamna Plant in the period from July 2013 to July 2017. The majority of the works shall be completed by end 2015.

Facts about Nyhamna Expansion Project:
The purpose of the Nyhamna Expansion Project is that the Nyhamna plant should be able to receive gas from other fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. In addition, first phase of compression of the Ormen Lange field will be executed by installing dual compressors on the Nyhamna plant.

The Nyhamna plant was originally built with a processing capacity of 70 million standard cubic meters of gas per day. After Nyhamna Expansion Project, the capacity of the plant will be 84 million standard cubic meters and thereby correspond to the dimensioned volumes of the Langeled pipeline.

Project type Offshore & Civil Construction
Timespan July 2013 - July 2017
Customer Kværner Stord AS
Project address Nyhamna, Aukra
Contract size NOK 750 mill. ex. VAT
Contractor AF Anlegg
Volume The main quantities are:
 App. 220.000 m3 mass handling
 App. 40.000 m3 concrete
 App. 6.000 m piping
 App. 6.000 m cable culverts
 App. 2.500 m steel core piles