GE secures $7m contract to equip North Sea gas field

Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by The Manufacturer

GE Oil & Gas has received a $7m contract from Aberdeen's Total E&P UK to supply drilling and production equipment for the expansion of the Elgin Franklin gas field in the North Sea.

To meet the extreme well pressure and temperature demands of the project, GE is supplying surface wellhead and flow control equipment that can operate at well pressures of 15,000 PSI and temperatures of 450° F.

Matt Corbin, regional leader United Kingdom and continental Europe, GE Oil & Gas said, “This is an important North Sea project for Total E&P UK, benefitting from GEs ability to manufacture and install advanced technology high-pressure, high-temperature equipment.”

In addition to the equipment, GE will provide field service installation, training and maintenance services for the project.

GE Oil & Gas specialises in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. It employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and operates in over 100 countries.