Statoil Asgard

General information

ClientStatoil Petroleum AS 
ProjectStatoil Asgard 
Installation2013 
LocationNorwegian Sea 
VesselsLorelay 
Max. water depth315 m (1034 ft)
Pipe characteristics3LPP coated pipe and CWC pipe

Scope of work

  • Design and fabrication of 1 start-up head and 11 oversized heads for PLEMs
  • Installation of 6 pipelines: 1 x 12 inch, 3 x 18 inch and 2 x 20 inch
  • Installation of 11 PLEMs; weight from 90 to 120 t
  • Installation of a suction pile and start-up sheave assembly

Project specials

  • Start-up and laydown near live pipelines and close to live structures, including the Åsgard B platform
  • Installation of heavy 120 t PLEMs with Lorelay
  • Design and fabrication of a new PLEM installation frame on Lorelay’s starboard side

Pipe characteristics

1.9/1.31223SML450DF
1.9/1.31825.2SAWL415DF
7.8/4.21825.2SAWL415DF
5.6/3.81825.2SAWL415DF
7.0/4.62025SAWL415DF
37.0/22.22025SAWL415DF