Under the terms of the agreement, Axess will provide Enterprise of Competence (EoC) activities, control of lifting and rigging plans, maintenance activities related to cranes and lifting equipment, supply of lifting equipment and spare parts. The contract is valid for all of Vår Energi’s business, including Goliat, Ringhorne, Balder and Jotun fields offshore Norway.
Knut Stefanussen, Chief Commercial Officer of Axess Group, said, “We are extremely satisfied to be awarded this significant contract as this has been in our spotlight for years. This contract draws on our digital and software solutions, personnel expertise, strong local presence, and experience. We are excited to contribute to Vår Energi’s HSE goals and to be a key partner in their ambitious growth plans.”
Vår Energi AS is a new leading, independent E&P company on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and the result of the merger of Point Resources AS and Eni Norge AS in late 2018. Vår Energi is jointly owned by Italy based energy company Eni (69.6 percent) and Norway based leading private equity investor HitecVision (30.4 percent).
Axess Group is a global provider of asset integrity solutions and engineering services and products to the offshore, maritime and energy industries. Founded in 1998 in Molde, Norway, Axess Group has developed global presence with offices in 12 different countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. Axess has been an important partner on over 400 offshore installations globally.