BP Exploration (Delta) Limited, UK has ordered approximately 100 km of static umbilicals and associated accessories from Nexans for the next stage of the West Nile Delta project in Egypt.
Nexans said on Tuesday that this 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, which are between 65 km and 85 km from the coast of Alexandria, off the North Coast of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
The electrical cables will be manufactured at Nexans’ plants in Rognan and the umbilicals will be developed, manufactured and tested at Nexans’ specialized plant in Halden, Norway. The delivery will take place in 2018.
Winifred Patricia Johansen, Business Development Manager for Africa and Key Account Manager for BP High Voltage & Underwater Cable Business Group at Nexans said, “We have built up an efficient and productive working relationship with BP over many projects and this is evidence of the trust BP has in Nexans.”