Aker to supply Murphy subsea trees

Murphy Exploration has awarded Aker Solutions a $23 million contract to provide subsea trees, control systems, and steel tube umbilicals for the company's Gulf of Mexico development program.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- Murphy Exploration has awarded Aker Solutions a $23 million contract to provide subsea trees, control systems, and steel tube umbilicals for the company's Gulf of Mexico development program.

The initial order includes two wellsets and an umbilical. Delivery of all components is scheduled for 2Q 2009, the company says.

Engineering design and project management will be provided from Aker Solutions' office in Houston, Texas, with manufacturing of most components at Aker Solutions' subsea manufacturing center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Umbilicals will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama. Offshore installation support will be provided from Aker Solutions' service base in Houston.

11/12/2008

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