Aker Solutions Wins Maintenance and Modifications Contract
From BP in
Nov. 26, 2015 + + + Aker Solutions won a framework agreement
to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and
gas fields offshore Norway.
The contract has a fixed period of five
years valued at as much as NOK 3.2 billion. It also contains options to
extend the agreement by as many as four years. The accord starts on
December 1, 2015 on expiration of an existing agreement for similar
"This contract was won in stiff international and
national competition and will help secure jobs on the west coast of Norway
as well as provide crucial support for our development of operations
further north," said Per Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions in Norway.
"We're very pleased to continue our strong partnership with BP on the
The agreement is for work on the North Sea fields
Ula, Tambar, Hod and Valhall as well as the Skarv deposit in the Norwegian
Sea. The work will be managed and executed by Aker Solutions' maintenance,
modifications and operations units in Stavanger and Sandnessjøen and at
the company's fabrication yard in Egersund.
"Aker Solutions is a
very experienced and capable supplier that has over many years had large
and demanding deliveries to BP both in development projects and in the
production phase," said Eldar Larsen, vice president of operations for BP
in Norway. "The company has shown great flexibility and willingness to
develop and use local businesses, which is especially important for
activity in Sandnessjøen."
Aker Solutions has worked with BP in
Norway for more than twenty years and signed the first long-term framework
agreement contract of this type with the company in 1999.
forward to continuing the constructive relationship we've developed over
the years with BP as we work together to find the most cost-effective
solutions for these fields," said Knut Sandvik, head of Aker Solutions'
maintenance, modifications and operations business.
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