Flotel for the construction phaseElf Aquitaine created

Project team

person by Harald Tønnesen, Norwegian Petroleum Museum
With effect from 1 January 1976, a separate project team was created for each of the platforms.
— Cover of the book "Project Management" by Asbjørn Rolstadås
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This devolution created the needed for a “Frigg direction”, a coordinating body at the top of the whole development organisation. The restructuring meant that the Stavanger office became much more important, with installation and hook-up work led from there rather than Paris.

Construction activity peaked in 1976, with a comprehensive programme of installation and hook-up scheduled when the “weather window” opened that spring. Public affairs manager Finn Arnesen could tell the press in June that work had gone “entirely as planned”.

Flotel for the construction phaseElf Aquitaine created
Published April 3, 2018   •   Updated June 17, 2020
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