The Aker group had lost the contract to fabricate the steel topside for Statfjord B, but was still a contender for other work on the platform. Mechanical outfitting in the shafts of the concrete gravity base structure (GBS) was the next large job to be awarded.
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SAR helicopter in place
A search and rescue (SAR) helicopter has been stationed permanently on Statfjord B since 1983 as part of the emergency response organisation.