Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions signs umbilical contract with ExxonMobil 15 March 2013 - Aker Solutions has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for the supply of subsea umbilicals for the Erha North phase 2 development in Nigeria. Aker Solutions has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for the supply of subsea umbilicals for the Erha North phase 2 development in NigeriaThe Erha North Phase 2 development is an extension of the existing Erha subsea system and infrastructure located approximately 97 kilometres offshore Nigeria in water depths between 1 000 and 1 200 metres. Aker Solutions' scope of work includes the delivery of 2 dynamic and 2 static steel tube umbilicals, at a total length of 16.5 kilometres. The umbilicals will be delivered in 2014. "We are pleased to extend our global footprint and support ExxonMobil in Nigeria. Aker Solutions provides cost effective and technically advanced subsea umbilicals worldwide and we look forward to execute another deepwater project", says Tove Roskaft, head of Aker Solutions' umbilicals business area. She adds: "Aker Solutions is committed to developing the Nigerian oil and gas industry through technology transfer and training of Nigerian nationals." The umbilicals will be designed, engineered and manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama, in the US, supported by project management and engineering by a local team in Lagos, Nigeria. The Mobile facility provides reliable horizontal bundling and extrusion machines, deepwater access to installation vessels, high capacity processing and storage carousels and on-site welding and test facilities. Subsea umbilicals are deployed on the seabed to supply necessary controls and chemicals to subsea oil and gas wells, subsea manifolds and any subsea systems requiring remote control. ENDS For further information, please contact: Media: Severin Roald, Vice President Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 22 94 55 23, Mob: +47 92 03 00 33, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Investor relations: Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 91 13 71 94, E-mail: email@example.com Suppliers: For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this project, please visit www.akersolutions.com/suppliers Career opportunities: Visit http://www.akersolutions.com/careers Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately 28 000 people in more than 30 countries. We apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver our customers' solutions. Aker Solutions ASA is the parent company in the group, which consists of a number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand and trademark for most of these entities. In 2011 Aker Solutions had aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 36.5 billion. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. This press release may include forward-looking information or statements and is subject to our disclaimer, see www.akersolutions.com. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Aker Solutions ASA via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1685334
Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions signs umbilical contract with ExxonMobil
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