This latest order is an exercise of options agreed under the initial NOK 650 million umbilical contract which was announced on 9 April this year. The subsea umbilicals will be used at Noble Energy's Tamar deepwater project in the Mediterranean Sea.
The latest order is for approximately 105 kilometres of steel tube umbilicals, bringing the total order from Noble Energy up to 330 kilometres of subsea umbilicals.
Engineering and project management will be provided from Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama, where the umbilicals will be manufactured too. Estimated delivery date is Q3 2011.