9 April 2010 - Aker Solutions has been selected to supply subsea umbilicals for leading US independent oil and gas company Noble Energy Inc. The initial order is worth approximately NOK 650 million.
Noble Energy's initial order is for approximately 240 kilometres of steel tube umbilicals. Engineering and project management will be provided from Aker Solutions' Houston office. Manufacturing will take place at Aker Solutions' umbilical facility in Mobile, Alabama. Estimated delivery date is Q2 2011. The subsea umbilicals will be used at Noble Energy's Tamar project in the Mediterranean Sea.
Opened in 2003, Aker Solutions' umbilical manufacturing facility in Mobile, with its high capacity horizontal cabler, is specially designed to meet the challenges of demanding deepwater applications.
Aker Solutions' contract party is Aker Subsea Inc.
The contract was signed and booked in Q1 2010.
For further information, please contact:
Endre Johansen, VP Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 22 94 58 91, Mob: +47 416 10 605, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 911 37 194
For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this project, please contact the relevant BA Global Sourcing Champion.
Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Aker Solutions'), is a leading global provider of engineering and construction services, technology products and integrated solutions. Aker Solutions' business serves several industries, including oil & gas, refining & chemicals, mining & metals and power generation. The Aker Solutions group is organised in a number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand/trademark for most of these entities.
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