TWMA secures major contract with Norwegian giant Equinor

19/09/2023
Halle Aslaksen (TWMA CEO)

DRILLING waste management specialist TWMA has secured a long-term contract with Equinor.

The 10-year agreement, including options, allows Aberdeen-headquartered TWMA to extend its global drilling waste management services to Equinor’s operations, allowing the company to process its drilling waste safely and sustainably.

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The contract is inclusive of five scopes of work, including bulk transfer, slop treatment, swarf treatment, skip and ship and TWMA’s award-winning offshore processing technology, the RotoMill®.

Jan Thore Eia, TWMA business development manager in Norway, said: “Our collaboration with Equinor marks a significant milestone for TWMA. This collaboration is a testament to our expertise in providing innovative and sustainable drilling waste management solutions. We look forward to delivering these solutions to Equinor and supporting drilling operations in Norway.”

This award follows a stream of success for TWMA in Norway. TWMA has supplied integrated drilling waste management services for several field development projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Halle Aslaksen, TWMA CEO, said: “This contract underlines the impressive growth we have witnessed across our Norwegian operations. We are dedicated to delivering the best environmental practices in drilling operations and I look forward to developing our relationship in the coming years.

“Our technology originated in Norway, so we have always held a deep connection there and we believe it is a market which boasts incredible growth opportunities for waste management solutions. By securing this contract, we are continuing to make a positive impact on the environmental footprint associated with Norway’s oil & gas production.

“Effective and efficient drilling waste management is critical to the success of offshore drilling operations – not only in terms of environmental impact but in ensuring that drilling campaigns remain on schedule.”

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