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GE Oil & Gas clinches USD 300m Petrobras pre-salt subsea manifold contract

18th September 2014

GE Oil & Gas has announced a more than USD 300m contract with Petrobras for the first supply of the subsea manifold systems for Brazil’s pre-salt fields, located offshore in water depths up to 2,000 metres

GE Oil & Gas clinches USD 300m Petrobras pre-salt subsea manifold contract
The equipment will be manufactured in Brazil, reinforcing the company’s commitment to comply with local content requirements

This award includes eight manifolds that will be designed with retrievable injection modules to allow water-alternated gas injection for up to four wells, and system integration with subsea controls.

“This contract illustrates how GE Oil & Gas has expanded its portfolio of solutions to support development of Brazil’s pre-salt fields,” said Rod Christie, CEO of Subsea Systems for GE Oil & Gas. “Our company has developed solutions that are standardised around a series of pre-approved modules to meet our customers’ specific local needs.”

The equipment will be manufactured in Brazil, reinforcing the company’s commitment to comply with local content requirements.

“GE Oil & Gas has an enduring partnership with Petrobras to support the development technologies and solutions to support offshore operations in Brazil, especially pre-salt. We work to strengthen the relationship and support Petrobras’ challenges,” said Patricia Vega, president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas for Latin America.

In 2012, GE signed a frame agreement for delivery of subsea wellheads for pre-salt fields. With a complete portfolio, GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technologies and services for the oil and gas industry.

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