OSLO, Norway -- Shell Norway and Shell UK have awarded Aker Solutions a frame agreement to supply subsea umbilicals. The one-year contract has an optional one-year extension.
The award means that Aker Solutions will be the preferred supplier of steel tube umbilicals for projects in the North Sea that are managed by Shell's Norwegian and UK operations. Aker Solutions has held similar frame agreements with Shell UK since 2001.
The steel tube umbilicals for Shell's projects will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' purpose-built facility in Moss, Norway. Engineering and project management will be run from Oslo, Norway.