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Aker Solutions secures umbilicals order from Chevron

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Aker Solutions has entered a master agreement to provide umbilicals for Chevron-operated oil and gas fields in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Aker Solutions secures umbilicals order from Chevron

The scope of the Chevron agreement includes the delivery of engineering, design and manufacturing of dynamic and static control umbilicals, dynamic and static power umbilicals, and service and installation support.

"We are honoured to have entered this master order with Chevron and to have been awarded the Anchor work order," said Luis Araujo, CEO of Aker Solutions. "This demonstrates the mutual trust between the two organisations, as well as the capabilities and experience of our umbilicals manufacturing organisation in the US."


Aker Solutions was at the same time awarded the first work order under the Chevron master order for the Anchor project in the US Gulf of Mexico. The scope includes about 24 km (15 miles) of 20 000 psi dynamic steel tube- and power umbilicals and distribution equipment. The deepwater field is located approximately 225 km (140 miles) offshore Louisiana at a water depth of 1524 m (5000 ft).

Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama in the US will perform the engineering, design and manufacturing of the umbilicals. The work will start up immediately.

The contract will be booked as order intake in 1Q20.

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