Topsides

Kvaerner is a leading contractor for EPC delivery of topsides for offshore oil and gas platforms.

The Edward Grieg topsides depart Kvaerner’s facility at Stord, Norway.
The Edward Grieg topsides depart Kvaerner’s facility at Stord, Norway.

Kvaerner has been the key supplier to some of the world’s most demanding projects, and have proven our ability to execute even the most complex field developments with cost efficiency and predictability.Kvaerner has extensive experience from all types of topsides that may be required on an offshore facility, including:

  • Oil and gas treatment
  • Oil and gas storage, offloading and export
  • Utility and process support systems
  • Drilling facilities
  • Living quarters

Kvaerner's modern facility at Stord, Norway, plays a major role in the majority of our topside projects. Kvaerner can also offer hook-up and commissioning of platform topsides through our vastly experienced operators and construction managers. We design and build topsides for installation on a broad range of platform substructures, including:

  • Steel jacket substructures
  • Gravity base structures (GBS)
  • Semi-submersible floating production platforms
  • Floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSOs)
  • Drilling rigs
  • Tension leg platforms (TLPs)

Arne Spetalen
Office phone: +47 67 51 31 08
Email: Arne.Spetalen@kvaerner.com

Above are images from some past and present topside projects.


Recent and ongoing projects
Edvard Grieg
Eldfisk
Johan Sverdrup ULQ
Johan Castberg FPSO
 
Relevant information
Framework agreement with Aker BP for offshore platform projects
Kvaerner to deliver topside modules to Johan Castberg FPSO
Kvaerner awarded contract for Valhall Flank West
Construction start for Johan Sverdrup ULQ platform
Edvard Grieg topside sets new benchmark for completion
Commendation to Kvaerner at Edvard Grieg celebration
 
Topside references
Kvaerner has delivered more than 40 topsides. Half of them have a steel jacket substructure standing at the seabed, while the other half are built with a concrete gravity based structure (GBS) standing on the seabed. On this page you can read more about some of our reference projects.
 
Brochure
Topside brochure

Here is a downloadable brochure»