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Aker BP Announce Oil discovery in the NOAKA area

Aker BP Announce Oil discovery in the NOAKA area

July 15, 2019 No Comments

Aker BP is about to complete the Liatårnet exploration well in licence 442 in the NOAKA area. The well has proved oil with a gross resource estimate of 80-200 mmboe. Further data acquisition and analysis will be undertaken to determine the drainage strategy and recovery factor for the discovery. Evy Glørstad-Clark, SVP Exploration in Aker […]

Valhall QP topside removed

Valhall QP topside removed

June 18, 2019 No Comments

The original accommodation platform at Valhall (QP) in the southern part of the North Sea has been safely removed by the giant vessel Pioneering Spirit. This was the first of the original structures at Valhall to be removed as part of the modernization of the Valhall field centre. Executed in the morning of Friday 14 […]

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NOK 6,7 billion Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside ready for sail-away

NOK 6,7 billion Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside ready for sail-away

March 18, 2019 No Comments

With 560 beds the Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside is the largest of its kind in Norway. The fourth and last platform for the first phase of the giant project is now ready for sail-away from Kværner’s yard on Stord to the Johan Sverdrup field, where it will be installed in a single lift. “This […]

Aker BP acquires King Lear discovery

Aker BP acquires King Lear discovery

October 15, 2018 No Comments

Aker BP has entered into an agreement with Equinor Energy to acquire its 77.8 percent interest in the King Lear gas/condensate discovery in the Norwegian North Sea for a cash consideration of USD 250 million. Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Aker BP comments: “The King Lear discovery is one of the largest undeveloped discoveries on […]

Aker BP Third quarter 2018 production

Aker BP Third quarter 2018 production

October 8, 2018 No Comments

Aker BP ASA produced 150.6 thousand barrels of oil equivalents per day (mboed) in the third quarter 2018. Production in the third quarter was impacted by planned maintenance activities at Skarv and Alvheim, as well as temporarily higher gas injection and hence reduced exports from Skarv. As part of the Valhall IP drilling campaign, the […]

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BP and Aker BP form strategic technology venture alliance

BP and Aker BP form strategic technology venture alliance

October 3, 2018 No Comments

BP today announced that it has signed a ventures cooperation agreement with Aker BP to explore possible areas of cooperation in the development and deployment of advanced technologies in their businesses. Through their planned strategic alliance, BP and Aker BP intend to explore potential venture capital investments targeting technology and innovation improvements, including developments in […]

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP sign major contract

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP sign major contract

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP have agreed to a one-year contract to deploy high-performance rig Maersk Integrator on the Norwegian shelf from June 2019. The contract is founded on the alliance that the parties entered into in 2017. The Maersk Integrator will become the first rig to be contracted fully under the scope of the […]

Evy Glørstad-Clark appointed SVP Exploration of Aker BP

Evy Glørstad-Clark appointed SVP Exploration of Aker BP

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Evy Glørstad-Clark has been appointed SVP Exploration of Aker BP, and will be part of the Executive Management Team. She currently holds a position as Asset Development Manager for NOAKA, and has been with the company since 2011. She holds a PhD in Petroleum geology/ sedimentology. She will commence in her new role on August […]

Aker BP forms operations alliance

Aker BP forms operations alliance

May 14, 2018 No Comments

The “Asset Integrity Alliance” consists of Aker BP, KAEFER, Prezioso Linjebygg and FORCE Technology. The alliance agreement was signed in Stavanger on 8 May. The four companies will work together to safeguard the technical integrity of Aker BP’s installations. The Alliance will provide services within integrity management, platform services (ISO) and access technology. “This is […]

Aker and Kvaerner Secure Letter of Intent for Johan Sverdrup Phase II Work

Aker and Kvaerner Secure Letter of Intent for Johan Sverdrup Phase II Work

April 5, 2018 No Comments

Aker Solutions and Kvaerner together secured a letter of intent for modifications of the riser platform and field center of the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup development, Norway’s largest oil find in more than three decades. The contract value is NOK 3.4 billion and will be split equally between the two companies, which formed a joint venture […]

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