Aker Solutions Wins Drilling Equipment Contracts
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Press release date: May 30, 2011
30 May 2011 - Aker Solutions has won two contracts to supply complete drilling equipment packages for two new deepwater drilling units that are being built by Cosco, the Chinese shipbuilding company.
The combined value of the contracts is about $195 million, and includes options for a further two units.
"These contracts underline our attractive offering in the deepwater drilling market. Current tender activity is high, and we are pleased to see that our position in the deepwater market is competitive," says Thor Arne Håverstad, executive vice president and head of Aker Solutions' drilling technologies business.
The equipment will be delivered to both units during 2012 and 2013.
Aker Solutions offers complete drilling equipment packages, including project management, conceptual design, detailed engineering and procurement. We provide the full range of topside drilling equipment and systems, and worldwide customer support through our global drilling lifecycle services organisation.
For further information, please contact:
Ivar Simensen, VP Communications, Aker Solutions. Mob: +47 46 40 23 17, email@example.com
For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this project, please visit www.akersolutions.com/suppliers
Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Aker Solutions"), is a leading global oil services company that provides engineering and construction services, technologies, product solutions and field-life solutions for the oil and gas industry. The Aker Solutions group is organised in a number of separate legal entities.
Aker Solutions' parent company is Aker Solutions ASA. Aker Solutions has aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 47 billion and employs approximately 20 000 people in about 26 countries. These figures include Aker Solutions' wholly owned subsidiary Kvaerner, which will be de-merged and listed on Oslo Stock Exchange in July 2011.