Nexans wins $100mn Nasr field contract

Power deal has been awarded by Hyundai Heavy Industries

Nexans will be providing products for the project.
Nexans will be providing products for the project.

Nexans’ subsea cables will deliver power for the new offshore super complex serving Abu Dhabi’s Nasr oil field. 

The company has won a $100.1mn contract from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.Ltd (HHI) to supply high voltage power cables and infield cables for the second package of the Nasr Full Field. 

The Nasr oil field is located approximately 130 km northwest of Abu Dhabi.

HHI is undertaking engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning work for a new super complex serving the Nasr field.

The project will comprise a gas treatment platform, a separation platform, an accommodation platform; installation of subsea power and infield cables; modifying an existing manifold tower and two wellhead towers and work for power distribution facilities from the existing Das Island in the Persian Gulf.

For the Nasr project, Nexans is supplying HHI with 132 kV XLPE insulated three-core subsea power cable incorporating three fibre optic elements, together with 11 kV XLPE insulated three-core infield cables, also incorporating three fibre optic elements.

The Nasr cables will be manufactured at Nexans’ facility in Halden Norway.

Dirk Steinbrink, Nexans Senior Executive Vice President High Voltage & Underwater Cables, said, “Winning this very significant order for the Nasr project continues our current growth in subseas power cable projects.

“It also demonstrates the broad scope of our offering for the oil and gas industry with high technology power cables and umbilicals.”

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