Aker Solutions has been awarded a sizeable1 contract by TotalEnergies to provide its deepwater standard Subsea Production Systems for three additional infill wells tied-back to the Moho Nord field in the Republic of the Congo.
Aker Solutions will deliver its standard and configurable deepwater subsea production systems , including subsea x-mas’ trees , control systems, wellheads and related tie-ins and distribution systems for the Moho Nord field. The operations will commence directly, with final deliveries scheduled for the first quarter of 2025.
The Moho field represents more than half of Congo’s oil production, and Aker Solutions has been present in the field since 2013. With this award, Aker Solutions continues a long-standing presence in West Africa while delivering its standardized deepwater technology, enhancing Moho’s potential. This development also deepens the existing technological and commercial ties between Aker Solutions and TotalEnergies.
“We are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with TotalEnergies. For Moho Infills, we will deliver TEP Congo with the deepwater version of our standard and configurable SPS technology, leveraging our unique success with standardization and industrialization. This standardized deepwater technology combines several advantages for the operators, including shorter lead times, more flexibility and increased competitiveness – the essence of standardization, and a reduced carbon footprint, thanks to its design.” said Maria Peralta, Executive Vice President and head of Aker Solutions’ Subsea business.
About the field
Moho Nord is a deep offshore oil project situated 75 kilometers off the Congolese coast and at depths of 750 to 1,200 meters. It came on stream in March 2017 and is the largest oil project ever undertaken in the Republic of the Congo. TotalEnergies is the operator of the field (53.5%), with partners Chevron (31.5%) and Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (15%).
The contract will be booked as order intake in the second quarter of 2023 in the Subsea segment.
1Aker Solutions defines a sizeable contract as being between NOK 0.5 billion and NOK 1.5 billion.