Noble taps Aker Solutions for subsea umbilicals at Tamar in the Mediterranean Sea

Source: Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions has been selected to supply subsea umbilicals for leading US independent oil and gas company Noble Energy Inc. The initial order is worth approximately US $110 million (NOK 650 million).

Noble Energy's initial order is for approximately 240 kilometers of steel tube umbilicals. Engineering and project management will be provided from Aker Solutions' Houston office.

Manufacturing will take place at Aker Solutions' umbilical facility in Mobile, Alabama. Estimated delivery date is Q2 2011. The subsea umbilicals will be used at Noble Energy's Tamar project in the Mediterranean Sea.

Opened in 2003, Aker Solutions' umbilical manufacturing facility in Mobile, with its high capacity horizontal cabler, is specially designed to meet the challenges of demanding deepwater applications.

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