Aker Kværner launches off-the-shelf subsea tree system

Aker Kværner has introduced its RapidSolution preconfigured subsea tree system designed to reduce the lead time required to production.

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, Norway –Aker Kværner has introduced its RapidSolution preconfigured subsea tree system designed to reduce the lead time required to production.

RapidSolution is a complete subsea tree system based on Aker Kværner Subsea's standard configurable tree (SCTTM). The system is aimed at smaller subsea developments and tie-backs near existing offshore installations. The solution consists of standard stock components from the SCTTM, iCon subsea control module and SB 18 ¾" wellhead system.

It will be ready for delivery starting in 3Q 2008.

"We are reducing lead times as well as project risks and costs by utilizing field proven configured components for this system," John Macleod, vice president - trees, Aker Kværner Subsea, said at the introduction. "Our objective is a six-month delivery period."

09/04/2007

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