May 18, 2022

Aker Solutions will supply an underwater production system for Mero 4

Aker Solutions has won a contract with Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and associated services for the Mero 4 project offshore Brazil.

This is the fourth consecutive production system for the development of the Mero field, one of the largest oil discoveries in Brazil’s pre-salt zone.

The company will provide a subsea production system comprising up to 13 vertical subsea shafts designed for Brazil’s pre-salt, including subsea distribution units, subsea control modules and a monitoring station. main control for the control systems and the surface, as well as the associated connection equipment.

Aker Solutions’ underwater manufacturing plant in São José dos Pinhais and its underwater services base in Rio das Ostras will carry out the bulk of the work. Work begins immediately, with installation planned between 2023 and 2025.

“We are delighted to be awarded another subsea production system contract by the Libra Consortium, which reinforces the long-standing relationship between Petrobras and Aker Solutions. By executing and delivering this important new project, we look forward to supporting Petrobras’ ambition in the pre-saline region and contributing to Brazil’s development,” said Maria Peralta, Executive Vice President and Head of Subsea Business. from Aker Solutions.

“Aker Solutions has had a presence in Brazil for more than four decades and we are committed to continuing to provide our services to help Petrobras maximize the potential of its fields in the safest, most efficient and sustainable way possible,” Peralta said.

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