Endeavour Energy awards Aker contract for East Rochelle field

Norwegian engineering services company Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Endeavour Energy UK to supply subsea umbilicals and associated equipment for the offshore East Rochelle development project.

Under this contract, which is valued at approximately NOK83m (£9.3m), Aker will supply one 30km infield control umbilical and one 650m riser umbilical, which will provide all system functions for the Rochelle field.

Subsea umbilicals are deployed on the seabed to supply necessary control and chemicals to subsea oil and gas wells, subsea manifolds and any subsea system requiring a remote control. 

The Endeavour-operated East Rochelle development project comprises of block 15/27 in the central North Sea and represents the first phase of the development of the Rochelle area.