Aker to supply umbilicals to ExxonMobil’s deepwater Erha field offshore Nigeria

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, Norway – ExxonMobil has contracted Aker Solutions to supply subsea umbilicals for Erha North Phase 2 offshore Nigeria.

Aker Solutions' scope of work includes the delivery of two dynamic and two static steel tube umbilicals, at a total length of 16.5 km (10.25 mi). The umbilicals will be delivered in 2014. 

Erha North Phase 2 is an extension of the existing Erha subsea system and infrastructure located 97 km (60 mi.) offshore Nigeria in water depths between 1,000 and 1,200 m (3,280 and 3,935 ft.).

The umbilicals will be designed, engineered, and manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama, supported by project management and engineering by a local team in Lagos, Nigeria.

3/15/2013

Aker will supply umbilicals from its Alabama plant
Aker will supply umbilicals from its Alabama plant

Related Articles

Anadarko proves more pay in offshore Mozambique, Côte d’Ivoire wells

Feb 3, 2015

Anadarko has issued an update on its exploration and development operations offshore Mozambique.

PA Resources, EnQuest cancel offshore Tunisia farm-ins

Feb 2, 2015

PA Resources (PAR) has terminated its agreed transactions with EnQuest concerning two concessions offshore Tunisia.

Development planning progresses at Gazelle offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Jan 30, 2015

Azonto Petroleum says the Côte d’Ivoire government has approved a revised development plan for the shallow-water Gazelle field.

Total prolongs contract for accommodation vessel offshore West Africa

Jan 30, 2015

Exmar says Total has signed an extension of its contract for the accommodation barge OTTO 5 until mid-2017.

Price squeeze will impact deepwater Africa ambitions, analyst claims

Jan 30, 2015

Wood Mackenzie predicts a 30% reduction in spending on exploration and appraisal offshore Africa this year.

Trending News

UK, Norway could benefit from falling costs, analyst claims

May 27, 2015

Wood Mackenzie expects capital and operating costs in the UK and Norway’s upstream sectors to decrease steadily this year in response to lower oil prices.

Petronas starts production from Bukit Tua offshore Indonesia

May 27, 2015

Petronas has delivered first oil achieved from the Bukit Tua field development in the Ketapang block, 110 km (68 mi) offshore East Java.

Total reaches production milestone offshore Angola

May 27, 2015

Total has produced its two-billionth barrel from its operated deepwater block 17, 150 km (93 mi) offshore Angola.

CNOOC discovers oil in the eastern South China Sea

May 27, 2015

CNOOC Ltd. has made a mid-sized discovery on the Liuhua 20-2 structure in the eastern South China Sea.

Gudrun leak a serious threat to platform crew, report finds

May 27, 2015

Statoil has outlined the conclusions of its investigation into a condensate leak earlier this year on the Gudrun platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>