Aibel awarded EPCM contract
StatoilHydro has awarded Aibel the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the new European CO2 test centre to be established next to the Mongstad refinery on the west coast of Norway.
The Aibel scope of work comprises engineering, procurement and construction management for all new required process and utility systems, infrastructure and tie-ins to the refinery and at the new gas power plant which is also under development at the site.
Work has already started and the test centre is planned to be completed winter 2010/2011 with CO2 capture testing commencing spring 2011.
The engineering work will be carried out at Aibel’s offices at Billingstad outside Oslo and peak manning will involve around 150 people. Fabrication/installation at Mongstad is planned to take place from 2009.