Total contracts Framo for subsea multi-phase pump system offshore Angola

Offshore staff

BERGEN, Norway – Total E&P Angola has signed a $200-million contract with Framo Engineering for the supply of a subsea multi-phase pumping system to the Girassol Resources Initiatives Project offshore Angola.

The multi-phase pump system will be installed in block 17 offshore Angola at 1,350 m (4,428 ft) water depth to boost the rates from two production flow loops. The contract covers the complete system of topside power and control and two subsea pump modules. The pump system is based on the latest development of the helico-axial technology, capable of a record differential pressure of up to 120 bar (1,740 psi).

The system will be assembled and tested at the Framo Engineering test facility at Horsoey, Norway. Delivery is planned for summer of 2014.


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...