ABB and Equinor enter an eight-year framework agreement for service of electrical equipment

The agreement covers delivery of electrical equipment, services and digitization across Equinor's offshore and onshore installations in Norway. The agreement can also be applied globally.

ABB and Equinor have signed a framework agreement for electrical equipment valid through February 2029. It includes supply of equipment and spare parts, software, studies, engineering, testing, installations, commissioning, mainte-nance, repair, training, documentation, life-cycle information (LCI) and digital services, such as remote diagnostics and 24/7 telephone and technical support.

“We are proud to continue the good and long-term collaboration with Equinor,“ says Per Erik Holsten, Country Managing Director of ABB in Norway. “The new agreement will help Equinor create additional value through reduced life-cycle costs for electrical equipment at its facilities.“

According to Holsten, the parties have a common intention of annual cost reductions through simplifications and im-provements in the delivery of equipment and services.

“This also involves identifying opportunities and the use of new technology. The goal is that the measures will lead to energy-efficient, low-emission solutions through improved technology, materials and services, including lower energy consumption for products and materials and alternative working methods,“ he explains, adding: “We will also look at optimizing material flow and logistics to contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions.“

The framework agreement applies to both existing and new facilities.

ABB’s Process Automation business is a leader in automation, electrification and digitalization for the process and hybrid industries. We serve our customers with a broad portfolio of products, systems, and end-to-end solutions, including our #1 distributed control system, software, and lifecycle services, industry-specific products as well as measurement and analytics, marine and turbocharging offerings. As the global #2 in the market, we build on our deep domain expertise, diverse team and global footprint, and are dedicated to helping our customers increase competitiveness, improve their return on investment and run safe, smart, and sustainable operations.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries. www.abb.com

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