Tuesday this week, Statoil and Aibel signed a contract on behalf of the partnership on Johan Sverdrup for the construction of the drilling platform deck on Sverdrup. According to Statoil the contract has an estimated value of NOK 8 billion (€ 936 million). The signed agreement includes engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the platform deck. - “The Johan Sverdrup field is one of the biggest discoveries on the Norwegian shelf that will, for its entire lifetime, be a pillar for Norwegian industry and value creation for the Norwegian society. On behalf of the partnership we are looking forward to a close cooperation with Aibel in order to ensure a safe and efficient delivery of this project,” says Statoil’s Arne Sigve Nylund, executive vice president of Development & Production Norway.