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Aker Solutions' Signs Umbilical Contract for the CLOV Development Project

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Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Framo Engineering AS to supply a subsea umbilical and associated equipment for Total's CLOV development project located in the deepwater Block 17 offshore Angola. The contract value is approximately NOK 80 million.

Aker Solutions will supply a 10.6 kilometre multiphase power and control umbilical (MPP umbilical) that will provide all system functions for the Framo Multiphase Pump Station.

The CLOV development comprises of the Cravo, Lirio, Orquidea and Violeta fields. A total of 34 subsea wells will be tied back to the CLOV FPSO unit, which has a processing capacity of 160,000 b/d and a storage capacity of 1.78 million barrels.

"We are very pleased to sign our first contract with Framo Engineering. This is a very important award for Aker Solutions and confirms our strong position of providing umbilicals to the most demanding subsea projects" says Tove Røskaft, senior vice president of Aker Solutions' umbilical business.

Engineering of the umbilical will be managed out of Aker Solutions' facility in Oslo, Norway and the MPP umbilical will be manufactured at Aker Solutions' facility in Moss, Norway. Final deliveries will be made in 2013.

Aker Solutions' contract party is Aker Subsea AS.

Published 01/02/2011

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Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Aker Solutions"), is a leading global provider of engineering and construction services, technology products and integrated solutions. Aker Solutions' business serves several industries, including oil & gas, refining & chemicals, mining & metals and power generation. The Aker Solutions group is organised in a number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand/trademark for most of these entities.

Aker Solutions' parent company is Aker Solutions ASA. Aker Solutions has aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 54 billion and employs approximately 22 000 people in about 30 countries.

Aker Solutions is part of Aker (www.akerasa.com), a group of premier companies with a focus on energy, maritime and marine resource industries. The Aker companies share a common set of values and a long tradition of industrial innovation. As an industrial owner controlling 40.27 percent of the shares in Aker Solutions through Aker Holding AS, Aker ASA takes an active role in the development of Aker Solutions.

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