ABB wins $20 million subsea power cable order

Cable will link two Statoil oil and gas fields

Zurich, Switzerland, May 12, 2011 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $20 million from EMAS AMC, the deepwater services arm of Ezra Holdings Limited, to supply power cables for Statoil’s Gudrun North Sea oil and gas field, located off the coast of Norway.

ABB will deliver 55 kilometers of 52 kilovolts (kV), three-core submarine cable with integrated optical fiber, which will facilitate the supply of 20 megawatts (MW) of electrical power from Statoil’s Sleipner fields to the Gudrun field. The cable is designed to accommodate additional connections as required.

The installation will be carried out by EMAS AMC commencing in the third quarter of 2013 to enable oil and gas production at Gudrun, scheduled to begin in 2014.

ABB is one of the world’s leading high-voltage cable manufacturers, with extensive knowledge and experience across a range of applications including offshore wind farm connections, oil and gas platform power links and subsea interconnections.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 124,000 people.

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