Paris-based Nexans said it has been awarded a €11.5 million contract by Samsung Heavy Industries to supply about 2,200 km of halogen-free instrumentation and electrical cables for the Inpex’s Ichthys central processing facility.
Delivery of the cables, which will power the CPF, already started and will be completed by the end of this year, Nexans said in a statement.
Cables are being manufactured at Nexans’ Kukdong plant in Jincheon, Korea.
The Ichthys CPF will be the world’s largest semi-submersible platform. Its large floating central processing facility is a column-stabilised, offshore semi-submersible production unit supporting a hydrocarbon processing system and utilities, as well as living quarters for about 200 people.
Once complete, the CPF will be located at the Ichthys field off the Australian Northwest coast.
The CPF is currently being constructed at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea.