Subsea cabling company Nexans has signed an agreement with BP covering the engineering, procurement and construction of umbilical and Direct Electrical Heating (DEH)systems and ancillary equipment.
The agreement also covers the provision of aftermarket services.
Nexans’ key account manager for BP, Winifred Johansen, said: “This global framework agreement with BP is the result of a long standing, mutually beneficial relationship. Under this contract, we have taken into account current and future market conditions so BP’s needs can be met responsively and competitively.
“Our partnership with BP reinforces our position in the market as the key strategic supplier of subsea systems.”
In a statement Nexans said the agreement gives them a framework for worldwide supply of umbilical and DEH and has been designed to accommodate supplier-led solutions.
The products will be developed, tested and manufactured at Nexan’s plants in Halden and Rognan, Norway.