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Jotron to supply PAGA communication systems to the Johan Sverdrup field

Jotron AS, a leading manufacturer of professional communication systems for land, sea and air safety, has been awarded a contract for delivery of the Public Address & General Alarm (PAGA) systems to the Johan Sverdrup North Sea development.

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Photo©Jotron: 14 August 2015 - Signing of the contract, Leif Morten Ramberg, Director Marketing and Sales Energy Markets and Thor B. Andersen, Project Manager at Jotron - with Elisabeth Shehatta, Procurement, Johan Sverdrup - Aker Solutions

Johan Sverdrup is one of the largest oil discoveries on the Norwegian continental shelf. The field production is estimated to represent approximately 25 percent of all Norwegian oil production when it reaches full production. Statoil is the operator of the Johan Sverdrup development, and the energy company is developing the field in phases. Phase 1 of the development will contain the field centre of four fixed platform installations as well as additional subsea installations.

The contract signed by Statoil and Jotron comprises of four dual PAGA communication systems, one to each of the four fixed platforms planned within phase 1. Jotron has designed and produced internal communication and onshore/offshore PAGA systems for the oil and gas sector since 1979. Production of the PAGA systems to Johan Sverdrup will start at Jotron’s office in Skoppum this fall. The systems are scheduled for delivery mid-year 2016. The Johan Sverdrup field production is scheduled for late 2019 and will be one of the most important industrial projects in Norway over the next 50 years.  

“We are very pleased to be selected as the PAGA supplier to Johan Sverdrup. The competition in the market is tougher than ever and a demanding tender process has been intense and required commitment and dedication from everyone involved at Jotron. This contract proves that Jotron remains a competitive and attractive supplier of communication systems for offshore installations,” says Leif Morten Ramberg, Director Marketing and Sales Energy Markets at Jotron. - We are proud to be taking part in the future of Norwegian offshore operations. Signing this contract with Statoil, puts Jotron in a favorable position to take part in new development phases of Johan Sverdrup and other future developments on the Norwegian shelf.

For more information, please contact Leif Morten Ramberg - Jotron, tel: +47 3313 9700.

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About Statoil (www.statoil.com)
Statoil's largest activities are located in Norway. Statoil is headquartered in Stavanger with corporate functions in both Stavanger and Oslo. The company is the largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf, and a license holder in numerous oil and gas fields. Statoil’s onshore facilities in Norway are active within such areas as gas treatment, crude oil reception, refinement and methanol production.

About Aker Solutions AS (www.akersolutions.com)
Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 17,000 people in about 20 countries.