Prysmian Signs Major Contract with Petrobras

Prysmian Signs Major Contract with Petrobras
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Prysmian, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, after a competitive tender has been awarded a contract worth over €100 million by Petrobras to provide 170 km of deep-water electro-hydraulic umbilicals and the related specialized offshore and logistic services.

The cutting-edge deep-water steel tube and thermoplastic umbilicals will be engineered, produced, tested, and delivered in the 2024-2027 period by Prysmian’s Offshore Specialties center of excellence for dynamic technologies in Vila Velha (Brazil).

“This award confirms the mutual trust and long-standing relationship between Petrobras and Prysmian Group, as it is the latest of several projects developed for the Brazilian energy company,” commented Detlev Waimann, CCO Projects BU Prysmian Group. “This contract further highlights the joint path undertaken towards a safer and more efficient use of resources,” he concluded.

“Indeed, Prysmian Group relies on unparalleled competences and experience gained over the years and on a dedicated Offshore Specialties unit to deliver solutions for the most challenging subsea projects that can ensure the highest standards in terms of operation performance, reliability and overall safety,” added Massimiliano Tomassini, VP BU Offshore Specialties.

In recent years, the Group has in fact invested in further expanding its industrial assets in the Vila Velha plant and its logistic delivery options, as well its entire end-to-end value generation process, from the R&D modelling up to offshore services, so as to better meet its customers’ needs offering technologically advanced cable solutions.


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