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ABB lands new major order from Johan Sverdrup

When the construction of the Johan Sverdrup field begins in 2019, it will be powered by cable from land. ABB has scored a large contract to manufacture, supply and install the cable.

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On behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partnership, Statoil has awarded the Swedish ABB one of three contracts to provide cabling for the Johan Sverdrup field, says the company in a press release

The contract is worth USD 85 million and covers production and the installation of a 200 kilometer cable with a capacity of 100MW/80kV. The cable is expected to be finished in 2019, so the first phase of the construction of the platforms in the Johan Sverdrup field can be performed with power from land.

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