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MAN Energy Solutions to deliver subsea compressor units for Jansz-Io

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Aker Solutions has awarded MAN Energy Solutions a contract to supply five subsea compressor units to the Chevron-operated Jansz-Io field, located around 200 km off the north-western coast of Western Australia at water depths of approximately 1400 m.

“We are extremely honored to be part of this next exciting chapter for the energy industry and look very much forward to continuing our successful collaboration with Aker Solutions,” stated Dr. Uwe Lauber, CEO of MAN Energy Solutions. “Pioneered in Europe, our groundbreaking, subsea solution is now forging a path towards more sustainable gas production. Thanks to our unique subsea technology, recoverability and project efficiency can be enhanced while reducing the carbon footprint.”

"This award signifies a major leap for our world-leading subsea gas compression technology. Aker Solutions looks very much forward to working collaboratively with partners such as MAN Energy Solutions on this major development. This award confirms our leading position within subsea technology and system integration globally," said Kjetel Digre, CEO of Aker Solutions.

The Jansz-Io field was first discovered in April 2000 and is a part of the Gorgon project, one of the world's largest natural gas developments. The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project is a joint venture between the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (47.3%), ExxonMobil (25%), Shell (25%), Osaka Gas (1.25%), Tokyo Gas (1%) and JERA (0.417%).

MAN Energy Solutions’ scope of work for the Jansz-Io project comprises the supply of five Subsea HOFIM® compressor units, each with compressor frame size RB 45 with integrated MAN motor, size M43. Three compressor systems will be installed into the subsea modules while two further will serve as spare units.

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