Published On: Sun, Nov 22nd, 2020

Sparrows Group wins Morecambe Hub contract from Spirit Energy

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Sparrows Group has won a five-year contract from for providing crane maintenance and lifting services for the latter’s Morecambe Hub assets in the East Irish Sea.

The Morecambe Hub consists of six fields, of which three are operated by Spirit Energy for more than three decades.

The North Morecambe, South Morecambe, and Rhyl fields, which produce , are located nearly 25km southwest of Walney Island in west England.

Under the contract, Sparrows Group will provide deliver crane maintenance on all fixed lifting assets located across the Morecambe Central Processing Complex, DP6, DP8, and DPPA platforms.

Sparrows Group will provide the crane engineering, design services, and technical support from its headquarters in , .

Sparrows Group wins Morecambe Hub contract from Spirit Energy

Sparrows Group wins Morecambe Hub contract from Spirit Energy. Photo courtesy of Sparrows Offshore Group Limited.

– CEO of Sparrows Group said: “Having recently refurbished the DP6 and DP8 cranes for Spirit Energy, we’re excited to be working with the team again to deliver a longer, more sustained lifting inspection and maintenance campaign in one of the UK’s most important gas producing hubs.

“Having a clear strategy for managing lifting assets is essential for reducing equipment downtime and increasing safety. I am extremely proud of our dedicated people who consistently deliver a high-quality service to our clients and we look forward to working with the Spirit Energy team to support their ongoing operations.”

The Morecambe Hub, which is considered among the largest gas fields in the UK shelf, at its peak, covers 20% of the domestic gas demand in the UK.

The gas produced from all the fields is processed at Barrow Gas Terminals, located near Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, before it is sent into the National Transmission System.

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