Nexans wins Usan field umbilical contract

EMC, a subsidiary of Saipem, has awarded Nexans a $54 million contract to develop, manufacture, and supply umbilicals and associated equipment for the subsea development of the Usan field, off the coast of Nigeria.

Offshore staff

PARIS -- EMC, a subsidiary of Saipem, has awarded Nexans a $54 million contract to develop, manufacture, and supply umbilicals and associated equipment for the subsea development of the Usan field, off the coast of Nigeria.

Nexans' specialist umbilical facility in Halden, Norway will produce 30 individual lengths of umbilical for the Usan project, to be delivered on 17 reels. The umbilicals, which will supply control functions and chemicals for the field's subsea systems, will connect the wells and the FPSO. Delivery should start in fall 2009.

12/09/2008

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