France based cabling systems and solutions provider Nexans has secured a contract from McDermott for the supply of approximately 100 km subsea umbilicals and accessories
According to the terms of the contract, Nexans will provide management, procurement, engineering, manufacturing and testing activities for the umbilicals and ancillary hardware, for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
On a 12th March 2018 released statement, McDermott and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) were selected by BP for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for SURF and SPS for BP’s Tortue/Ahmeyim Field Development with an initial contract placed for front-end engineering and execution readiness.
Nexans Norway plant in Rognan will manufacture the electrical cables and fiber optics and Nexans specialized plant in Halden will be used to develop, manufacture and test the umbilicals. The delivery will take place in 2021.