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Pipeline contract for Kvitebjørn

September 13, 2002, 13:15 CEST

A contract worth some NOK 140 million for the surface treatment of gas and oil pipelines for the Kvitebjørn field in the North Sea has been awarded by Statoil to Bredero Price Norway

The agreement covers coating the pipe with asphalt and concrete. The gas pipeline is 148 kilometres long, and the oil pipeline 90 kilometres.

The work will be carried out at Bredero Price's plant in Leith, near Edinburgh, in the period December 2002 to February 2003.

The gas and oil lines are being manufactured in Italy and the UK respectively.

The Kvitebjørn field will supply gas from 1 October 2004.