DNV GL, a technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, has been selected by Wintershall Norge to provide a frame agreement for global inspection services for its developments offshore Norway. The overall contract is expected to exceed approx. USD 1.2M. The term of the contract is five years, with an option for two, two-year extensions and covers all Wintershall’s projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). It will initially be used for the ongoing Maria development.
DNV GL will perform inspection, test and surveillance activities on a worldwide basis as instructed by Wintershall Norge. The scope of services includes review of the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP), examination of materials, products, manufacturing processes, work procedures and/or services at Wintershall’s contractor’s premises. DNV GL will also examine contractor’s procedures, documents, quality performance and compliance with governing standards and specifications.
The frame agreement will be co-ordinated by the DNV GL Stavanger office with resources from the Inspection Division. The frame agreement is now underway and inspection and surveillance work is planned to be carried out across a number of locations including Germany, Italy, Greece, Norway and Malaysia, where subsea equipment components and structures will be manufactured.