Statoil awards cable design and supply contract to Nexans

Nexans has been awarded a €75m (£64m) contract by Statoil to design, manufacture and supply a total of 165km of static and dynamic power umbilical and power cables, as well as accessories, for the Åsgard oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.

Nexans’s specialised manufacturing facilities in Norway (Halden, Rognan and Namsos), as well as Charleroi in Belgium, will be involved in the completion of this complex subsea project.

Nexans will supply four lengths of power cable and power umbilical, each 40km long, two lengths of dynamic power umbilical and 2.3km of standard service umbilical cable.