Once again, Equinor shows confidence in Rapp Bomek AS. Today a contract has been signed for the supply of internal and external fire doors for a total value of approximately 20 million. The fire doors will be manufactured at Rapp Bomek's factory in Bodø. The contract award confirms again Rapp Bomek’s leading market position in the global oil and gas market.
Johan Sverdrup field is located only 160 km west from Stavanger. Rapp Bomek has already delivered internal and external door to phase 1 of the project. The fire doors that have now been contracted are for phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup project.
"We are extremely pleased to see that Equinor once again shows us confidence and award us a contract also on phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup project. The contract is both commercially and strategically important for Rapp Bomek and confirms our leading position in safety solutions to the oil and gas industry. In addition, the contract confirms a long and good cooperation with Equinor, where this contract comes after being awarded to both Johan Sverdrup phase 1 and the Johan Castberg project. This also shows that our targeted efforts to secure competitive products in a demanding oil and gas market situation have led to the targeted results. We will continuously work on improving our competitiveness to win new contracts in a market we see as an improving market. Our customers will experience that we deliver the best solutions on time and to competitive terms" says Terje Bøe, CEO of Rapp Bomek AS.
Johan Sverdrup - the North Sea giant
Johan Sverdrup is one of the five largest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. With expected resources of between 2.1-3.1 billion barrels of oil equivalents, it will also be one of the most important industrial projects in Norway in the next 50 years. The development and operation of this enormous field will generate revenue and provide jobs for coming generations.
Facts about Johan Sverdrup
- Located on the Utsira Height in the North Sea, 160 kilometres west of Stavanger
- Oil from the field will be piped to the Mongstad terminal in Hordaland. Gas will be transported via Statpipe to the Kårstø processing plant in North Rogaland
- First-phase investments estimated at NOK 88 billion (capex numbers in nominal terms based on fixed currency)
- Total production revenues of NOK 1,350 billion over 50 years
- Estimated corporation tax paid to the Norwegian state will be NOK 670 billion
- Daily production during first phase estimated at 440,000 barrels per day. Peak production estimated to reach 660,000 barrels daily
- Water depth is 110—120 metres; the reservoir is located at a depth of 1900 metres
- The field will be operated by electrical power generated onshore
- Production start for Phase One is planned for late 2019