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300m for Smørbukk. design and manufacture

Manufacturing is of a DEH system for the expected to start at subsea pipelines serving

Halden next year, with Chevron’s Lianzi oil feld

Subsea delivery anticipated development, located during 2015. in a unitized offshore

Nexans also won a zone between Congo €16 million contract and Angola, off western with Statoil last year to Africa. The Lianzi felds engineer and supply a tie back to the Benguela 16.5 km subsea power Belize Lobito Tomboco umbilical that will be (BBLT) platform in used to connect the Angola Block 14. With

Gullfaks C platform to a water depth between the new compression 390-1,070m, this will be facility. Additionally, the world’s deepest DEH

Nexans has a 10-year system. The cables are

The Halden plant includes a 121m-high extrusion tower.

global frame agreement due for delivery during in place with BP to supply umbilicals, own electrical resistance. By control- the summer of 2014.

direct heating systems, accessories and ling the current, the pipeline’s inner The contract with Subsea 7 cov- services for various oil and gas proj- wall can at all times be maintained ers the delivery of a complete DEH ects worldwide. The agreement runs above the critical temperature for wax system, including DEH riser cable, from 2012 to 2022. and hydrate formation. Over the past armored feeder cable, a 43km-long pig-

A niche offshore market for Nexans 15-20 years, Nexans has supplied 19 gyback cable, and all associated acces- is direct electrical heating (DEH). out of the 20 pipelines operating with sories for connection to the pipeline

Alternating current transmitted from DEH systems. that will join the Lianzi development the DEH cable runs through the steel A new €25 million offshore order for project subsea facilities with the BBLT def tracciati copy.pdf 1 26/07/13 13.04 in the pipe, which heats due to its Halden has come from Subsea 7 for the platform.


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