New systems for North Sea Sverdrup development

Equinor Energy (previously Statoil) has issued a new contract to Kongsberg Maritime to provide safety and automation systems (SAS) for the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 development in the Norwegian North Sea.
The latest agreement includes delivery of SAS and digital technology for the new processing platform, due to start production in 2022. Furthermore, the contract encompasses extension and modification of existing systems and new equipment to support three subsea production system tiebacks at Haugsneset, near Haugesund.
Scope of supply includes process control, the subsea control unit, power distribution control, process shutdown, emergency shutdown, fire and gas systems, life cycle simulator, information management system, and OPC-UA data gateway.