2012-09-24 08:02:34 -
24 September 2012 - Aker Solutions has won a contract from Shanghai Zhenhua
Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) to supply a complete drilling equipment package
for a new jack-up drilling rig, being built by the Chinese yard.
The contract value is undisclosed. The new rig is of the 2000E jack-up design.
"We are pleased to see Aker Solutions' competitive position in the jack-up
market, which remains active," says Thor Arne Håverstad, head of drilling
technologies in Aker Solutions.
The equipment will be delivered in 2013.
Aker Solutions will provide drilling equipment from its production units in
Kristiansand and Asker in Norway as well as Houston, US and Erkelenz in Germany.
Aker Solutions offers complete drilling equipment packages, including project
management, engineering, procurement and commissioning. The company provides the
full range of topside
drilling equipment and systems, and worldwide customer
support through a global drilling lifecycle services organisation.
For further information, please contact:
Ivar Simensen, Acting Chief Communication Officer, Aker Solutions. Mob:
+47 46 40 23 17, E-mail: email@example.com
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39,
Mob: +47 911 37 194, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this
project, please visit www.akersolutions.com/suppliers
Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in
the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies
span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field.
Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas
drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately
25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and
use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.
Aker Solutions ASA is the parent company in the group, which consists of a
number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand
and trademark for most of these entities. In 2011 Aker Solutions had aggregated
annual revenues of approximately NOK 36.5 billion. The company is listed on the
Oslo Stock Exchange.
This press release may include forward-looking information or statements and is
subject to our disclaimer, see www.akersolutions.com.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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