Aker


Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Offshore

Aker BP to Buy Lundin Energy Oil and Gas Business, Creating Norwegian Offshore Behemoth

By Charles Daly (Bloomberg) — Aker BP ASA agreed to buy the oil and gas business of Lundin Energy AB in a $10 billion deal that creates the

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 805

Sunday, December 19, 2021
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Offshore

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP Agree to $1 Billion Drilling Pact

By Jill R. Shah(Bloomberg) –Maersk Drilling extended a drilling agreement with Aker BP ASA in a $1 billion five-year contract, securing a major

December 19, 2021
Total Views: 917

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Maritime News

Norway’s Aker Bets On Software Engineers for Its Oil Business

By Shadia Nasralla and Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Sept 19 (Reuters) – When the owners of Norwegian oil firm Aker BP decided to digitise its

September 19, 2018
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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Maritime News

Oil and Gas Specialist Aker Solutions Invests in Offshore Floating Wind

Offshore oil and gas industry service provider Aker Solutions is expanding into the offshore floating wind market through an investment in Emeryville,

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Interesting

Norwegian Billionaire, Pledging to Give Away Fortune, Orders Advanced Research Vessel

Norwegian shipping and offshore magnate Kjell Inge Roekke plans give away the ‘lion’s share’ of his estimated $2 billion

May 2, 2017
Total Views: 95

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
News

Aker Said to Weigh Sale of Norway Oil-Services Firm

By Matthew Monks, Dinesh Nair, Ed Hammond and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Aker ASA, the investment company controlled by Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge

January 18, 2017
Total Views: 40

Friday, February 12, 2016
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Offshore

Aker Solutions To Offer Design Solutions For Johan Sverdrup’s Future Phases

Aker Solutions will perform a concept study on a new processing platform for future phases of Johan Sverdrup field in Norway’s North Sea. Under the

February 12, 2016
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Aker Evaluating Jones Act Investment Strategy

Aker ASA controlled Converto Capital Fund is looking at ways to restructure or possibly merge American Shipping Company ASA and Aker Philadelphia Shipyard as

September 30, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Maritime News

Norway Oil Services Risking Arctic Chances on Russian Sanctions

Aker Solutions ASA, the offshore engineering company controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, could miss opportunities to expand into Russia’s Arctic

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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News

Skandi Aker Apparently Not-So-Awesome as Total Cancels $250 Million Contract

With utilization of only 37 percent so far this year due to maintenance and repairs, Total has had enough of the Skandi Aker, a 2010-built well intervention

June 25, 2014
Total Views: 132

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Shipbuilding

Aker Philadelphia to Build Dual Fuel Containerships for Matson

The so-called "Aloha" class will be the largest Jones Act containerships ever constructed and will come equipped with dual fuel engines ready for LNG

November 6, 2013
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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Engineering News

Photo of the Day: Crown Prince of Norway Visits Aker Arctic Facility

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the world-class arctic technology facilities at Aker Arctic in Helsinki, Finland this afternoon as part of a two-day trip

October 22, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, June 24, 2013
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News

Statoil and Aker Solutions Cancel Plans for High-Spec Well Intervention Rig

In April 2012, Statoil and Aker Solutions announced a $1.9 billion contract to deliver a semi-submersible rig capable of year-round well-intervention services

June 24, 2013
Total Views: 6

Sunday, March 10, 2013
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News

For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) – Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region,

March 10, 2013
Total Views: 7

Friday, January 4, 2013
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News

Newly Streamlined Helix ESG Looks Like a Ripe Deep Water Takeover Play

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. is turning into a takeover target after streamlining the company to focus on its expanding operations for offshore oil-well

January 4, 2013
Total Views: 12

Thursday, December 20, 2012
News

Aker Solutions Signs NOK 500 Million Contract to Provide Subsea Connectors for Ichthys

The international oil services provider Aker Solutions has signed a contract with a subsidiary of McDermott for the delivery of subsea tie-in connectors to the

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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Engineering News

China Looks to Break the Ice with New Research Vessel

To meet the increased need of polar scientific research,  China’s State Oceanic Administration (SOA), Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration

July 31, 2012
Total Views: 79

Monday, July 23, 2012
News

Aker Solutions to Supply Drilling Package for New Seadrill Semi

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply a complete drilling equipment topside package to a new semi-submersible drilling

July 23, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, July 16, 2012
News

Aker Solutions Wins Ichthys Umbilical Contract

Aker Solutions announced today that they have signed a NOK 440 million SURF contract with McDermott, the main EPCI contractor for the Australian Ichthys

July 16, 2012
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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News

Statoil Announces “An Entirely New Type of Rig” and a Huge Contract for Aker Solutions

Statoil announced today that they have awarded Aker Solutions a $1.9 billion contract involving a new type of rig, categorized “Cat-B”, destined to

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 46