Øyvind Eriksen, executive chairman of Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions has won a $2.4 billion contract from Total to provide a subsea production system for Kaombo Block 32 offshore Angola, the company announced Tuesday.

Kaombo, one of the world’s largest subsea developments, is located around 90 miles off the coast of Angola.

Under the terms of the contract, Aker will deliver 20 subsea manifolds and 65 vertical subsea wellsets with first deliveries scheduled for the second quarter of 2015.

Aker Executive Chairman Øyvind Eriksen said, “This is a landmark contract and further strengthens an important relationship with a key partner.It’s a significant commercial achievement for our subsea business as well as an important strategic development in our expansion in Angola and the broader region.”


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