Aker Kværner opens subsea center in Malaysia

Aker Kværner has opened its subsea oil and gas center in Malaysia at a cost of $100 million.

Offshore staff

PORT KLANG FREE ZONE, Malaysia --Aker Kværner has opened its subsea oil and gas center in Malaysia at a cost of $100 million.

The center is on 150,000 sq m (37 acres) at Pulau Indah, in the Port Klang Free Zone. Among the activities being carried out are: machining, assembly and testing of subsea trees, manufacturing of controls valves and couplings, assembly and testing of subsea production control systems, fabrication of subsea manifolds and structures, manufacturing of deepwater marine drilling risers, and site integration testing.

Current work in the center includes the contract for the Murphy Oil Kikeh development, projects for Modec and for Reliance Oil's giant KG-D6 and MA-D6 developments on the Indian continental shelf, as well as tie-in clamps, deepwater marine drilling risers and other products.

06/07/2007

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