Alfa Laval wins offshore oil and gas contract from DSME

14 January 2014 (Last Updated January 14th, 2014 18:30)

Sweden-based Alfa Laval has secured an order from Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), which is valued at Skr110m ($16.9m).

Sweden-based Alfa Laval has secured an order from Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), which is valued at Skr110m ($16.9m).

As part of the deal, the company will supply a freshwater generator module to an offshore oil platform in the North Sea.

The order, which is booked in the energy and environment segment, is scheduled to be delivered in 2014.

"This is another large order from the oil and gas industry which confirms the continued positive development we see in the sector."

The company said that its equipment will be installed onboard the platform where it will convert seawater into both potable and process water.

Alfa Laval Group president and CEO Lars Renström said: "This is another large order from the oil and gas industry which confirms the continued positive development we see in the sector. It also proves our strong position as a reliable supplier of equipment for these demanding applications

The company is specialised in providing products and engineering solutions based on its technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.

Alfa Laval also produces products for power plants and aboard ships, as well as for mechanical engineering industry, mining industry and wastewater treatment.

In December 2013, Alfa Laval said that it has secured a Skr50m ($7.7m) order to supply equipment to an offshore oil platform in the North Sea.

The equipment will be part of the important auxiliary system on the platform, according to the company.

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