Aker Solutions awarded Tupi topside seawater treatment contract

Modec has awarded Aker Solutions a contract for the delivery of a topside seawater treatment and sulphate removal module for the Tupi pilot project on the Brazilian Tupi field.

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OSLO -- Modec has awarded Aker Solutions a contract for the delivery of a topside seawater treatment and sulphate removal module for the Tupi pilot project on the Brazilian Tupi field.

The scope of work for Aker Solutions will cover engineering, procurement and construction of a complete topside module that will be delivered in 4Q 2009. Modec International will own and operate the lease vessel on behalf of Petrobras.

The sulphate removal technology provided by Aker Solutions, delivers treated and de-sulphated seawater for injection into the hydrocarbon reservoir to maintain the pressure in the reservoir and control scaling and souring effects in the reservoir.

10/02/2008

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