Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions wins umbilical contract in West Africa
16 April 2013 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Technip to
deliver umbilicals for the Girassol Resources Initiative (GirRI) phase 2
development off the coast of Angola. Contract value is undisclosed.
Aker Solutions wins umbilical contract in West AfricaAker Solutions will
deliver two dynamic power and control steel tube umbilicals, one dynamic power
cable and ancillary equipment.
GirRI is located in Angola's Block 17, 210 kilometres west of Luanda. The
development is 1,300 metres under sea level.
"Our advanced umbilical design provides both reliability and durability and we
look forward to executing this project in close collaboration with Technip,"
says Tom Munkejord, head of Aker Solutions' umbilical business area.
The umbilicals will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Moss,
Norway, with project management, design and engineering support from the
company's office at Fornebu, Norway.
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.
The contract has been booked as order intake in the first quarter of 2013.
For further information, please contact:
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
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30
39, Mob: +47 91 13 71 94, E-mail: email@example.com
For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this
project, please visit www.akersolutions.com/suppliers
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