Contract let for Hejre work offshore Denmark

Heerema Fabrication Group has received a contract for procurement and fabrication of equipment for Hejre oil field under development by DONG Energy and Bayerngas in the Danish North Sea (OGJ Online, Feb. 27, 2012).

Technip, which is building the production platform in a joint venture with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering of South Korea, let the contract to Heerema covering the jacket, piles, and predrilling wellhead deck.

The 8,000-tonne, eight-leg launch jacket, to be installed in 70 m of water, will have a length of 60 m, width of 35 m, and height of 85 m. The predrilling wellhead deck will weigh 500 tonnes.

Installation of the equipment covered by the Heerema contract is due in the first half of 2014, after which drilling will begin prior to topsides installation in 2015. DSME is building the topsides at its yard in Okpo, South Korea.

DONG is operator with a 60% interest. Bayerngas holds the rest.

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