Prysmian to engineer offshore Zakum subsea power conversion

Emirates Holding has awarded Prysmian Group a $41.4-million contract for ADMA-OPCO’s Zakum oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.

Apr 23rd, 2014

Offshore staff

MILAN, Italy – Emirates Holding has awarded Prysmian Group a $41.4-million contract for ADMA-OPCO’s Zakum oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.

Prysmian will design and manufacture submarine cable links for the replacement of power feeding systems to the field. This is ADMA-OPCO’s firstsubsea electrification project.

Scope includes supply of around 200 km (124 mi) of XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulated medium voltage submarine cables for distributing energy to oil towers and platforms, along with accessories and network components.

Prysmian will manage the program from its offices in the UAE, with production handled from the company’s plant in Pikkala, Finland. The first 70-km (43-mi) batch is due for delivery in November with the final consignment due by mid-2015.

Elsewhere in theMiddle East, Prysmian has been working on the Barzan oil field subsea power interconnection in Qatar, and the GCC Saudi-Bahrain submarine interconnection.

04/23/2014

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