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HHI awards Nexans EUR90m cable contract for Nasr oil field

03rd September 2015

Hyundai Heavy Industries has selected subsea cables from Nexans to deliver power for the new offshore super complex serving Abu Dhabi’s Nasr oil field

In a contract valued at around Euros 90 million, Nexans is supplying high voltage power cables and infield cables to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.Ltd (HHI) for the Nasr Full Field Development Project in Abu Dhabi. 

HHI is undertaking engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning work for a new “super complex” serving the Nasr field, located approximately 130 km northwest of Abu Dhabi.

When complete, the project will include a gas treatment platform, a separation platform, an accommodation platform; subsea power and infield cables; modification of an existing manifold tower and two wellhead towers and work for power distribution facilities from the existing Das Island in the Persian Gulf.

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.

“Winning this very significant order for the Nasr project continues our current growth in subseas power cable project,” said Dirk Steinbrink, Nexans Senior Executive Vice President High Voltage & Underwater Cables.

“It also demonstrates the broad scope of our offering for the oil and gas industry with high technology power cables and umbilicals.” 

Nexans will manufacture the Nasr cables at its specialised facility in Halden,  Norway.


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