Endeavour picks Aker Solutions for umbilicans on East Rochelle

Source: Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions has won a contract with Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE:END) to supply subsea umbilicals and associated equipment for the East Rochelle development project located offshore UK. The contract value is approximately NOK 83 million (US $15 million). 

Aker Solutions will supply one 30 kilometer infield control umbilical and one 650 meter riser umbilical that will provide all system functions for the Rochelle field. Subsea umbilicals are deployed on the seabed to supply necessary control and chemicals to subsea oil and gas wells, subsea manifolds and any subsea system requiring a remote control. 

The East Rochelle development project comprises of block 15/27 in the Central North Sea, and represents the first phase of the development of the Rochelle area. Endeavour is the operator of East Rochelle. 

Engineering of the umbilicals will be managed out of Aker Solutions' facility in Oslo, Norway, and the umbilicals will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Moss, Norway. Final deliveries will be made in 2012.



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