Gjøa- ISS Contract for Neptune Energy

Neptune Energy. foto: Jan Inge Haga

In December 2018, StS signed a ISS contract with Neptune Energy Norge AS for Operations & Maintenance on the Gjøa platform.








Insulation, Scaffolding, Surface Protection, Rope Access, Hot work habitat



Gjøa is a floating platform for processing and transport of Oil and Gas. Gjøa has its own operation and maintenance organization offshore. They carry out daily operations and maintenance tasks themselves, but need help with on-and-off insulation, paint campaigns, surface treatment, habitat construction, as well as scaffolding work for Maintenance and Inspection assignments and Modifications.

Scope of work

The scope includes on- and offshore insulation, scaffolding and surface protection (ISS) services related to the Gjøa Platform and potential assignments for other projects in Neptune`s portfolio. The scope include specialized rope access services, ISS related engineering, planning activities, supply of ISS related equipment and materials, on- and offshore related engineering support, hot work habitat for offshore hot-work, offshore prefabrication, cleaning of surfaces and (chemical) tanks offshore, coordination of ISS services and Interface coordination.

StS also perform on the NOVA project. The approx. 800-ton module will, in 2020, be lifted on board Neptune Energy’s Gjøa platform, enabling production from the nearby Nova field. The project is estimated to be completed in 2021.

StS's scope of work is preparation of the area for lifting at Gjøa This includes general ISS services including insulation removal and Chartec (fire protection) as well as insulation and application of new Chartec, rigging, habitat and Rope access.

Offshore startup for DUVA and P1 projects is 01.01.2020. Duva (formerly Cara) and Gjøa P1 will be in production around the turn of the year 2020/2021 and will be linked to the Gjøa platform.

The projects will deliver a total of 120 million barrels of oil equivalents, distributed between 32 million barrels on Gjøa P1 and 88 million barrels on Duva. The projects will be able to deliver 30,000 barrels per day and 24,000 barrels per day at the maximum level, respectively.


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The contract was awarded in December 2018, with start-up early January. The feedback from recent half-year review was very good. Both in professional execution and expertise and they are very satisfied with our deliveries. Read more about the feedback here:

Feedback from Neptune Energy- GJØA