BP has ordered about 100km of static umbilicals and associated accessories from France’s Nexans for the next stage of its West Nile Delta project.
The contract will help BP, and partner DEA (Deutsche Erdoel AG), develop the Giza, Fayoum and Raven gas condensate fields and for future discovered and undiscovered resources in the BP and DEA concessions, between 65-85km from the coast of Alexandria, off the North Coast of Egypt.
The electrical cables will be manufactured at Nexans’ plants in Rognan, Norway, and the umbilicals will be developed, manufactured and tested at Nexans’ specialized plant in Halden, Norway, with delivery in 2018.
BP and Nexans are working together on phase 1 of the West Nile Delta project. In 2014, Nexans was awarded the contract to deliver 48km of static umbilicals for the Taurus Libra development.