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Nexans subsea cables will deliver power for the new offshore super complex serving Abu Dhabis Nasr oil field

Nexans is supplying high voltage power cables and infield cables to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.Ltd (HHI), the EPC contractor for the second package of the Nasr Full Field Development Project - Contract is valued at around Euros 90 million

Paris, September 3, 2015 – The new super complex at the heart of the future development of the Nasr oil field, offshore from Abu Dhabi in the UAE, will be powered by Nexans’ subsea cables. This follows the award of a contract worth around Euro 90 millions by the EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractor, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.Ltd (HHI), for Nexans to supply high voltage power cables and infield cables.

Nexans subsea cables will deliver power for the new offshore super complex serving Abu Dhabi’s Nasr oil fieldThe Nasr oil field is located approximately 130 km northwest of Abu Dhabi City in UAE, the world’s seventh largest oil producing country.

HHI is undertaking engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning work for a new super complex serving the Nasr field. The project will comprise a gas treatment platform, a separation platform, an accommodation platform; installation of subsea power and infield cables; modifying an existing manifold tower and two wellhead towers and work for power distribution facilities from the existing Das Island in the Persian Gulf.

For the Nasr project, Nexans is supplying HHI with 132 kV XLPE insulated three-core subsea power cable incorporating three fibre optic elements, together with 11 kV XLPE insulated three-core infield cables, also incorporating three fibre optic elements.

The Nasr cables will be manufactured at Nexans’ specialized facility in Halden Norway.

Dirk Steinbrink, Nexans Senior Executive Vice President High Voltage & Underwater Cables, said, “Winning this very significant order for the Nasr project continues our current growth in subseas power cable projects. It also demonstrates the broad scope of our offering for the oil and gas industry with high technology power cables and umbilicals.”


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