Aker Solutions secures UK maintenance, modifications and operations contract

30 September 2011 - Aker Solutions has secured a contract for maintenance, modifications and operations work with an undisclosed customer in the UK sector of the North Sea.

The two-year contract will guarantee over 180 jobs annually for Aker Solutions in Aberdeen, UK. There are also two optional one-year contract extensions that may be exercised in the future. Aker Solutions estimates the contract value to be approximately £13 million per year.
 
Mike Forbes, Aker Solutions' managing director of maintenance, modifications and operations in Aberdeen, comments: "We are delighted to win this important contract. We are dedicated to further developing our highly efficient operations and maintenance service where our activities are currently at an all time high."

The scope of work for Aker Solutions is the provision of operations and maintenance support services for the client's operations in the UK sector of the North Sea.

The contract party is Aker Solutions' subsidiary Aker Offshore Partner Ltd.

ENDS

For further information, please contact:

Media:
Cathrine Gjertsen, communications advisor, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 51 85 25 30, Mob: +47 994 92 537

Local Media:
Laura Grant, The BIG Partnership on 01224 615010 or 07813 880496

Investor relations:
Astrid Thommesen Sæbø, VP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 22 94 63 37, Mob: +47 481 70 035

Suppliers:
For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this project, please visit www.akersolutions.com/suppliers

Career opportunities:
Visit http://www.akersolutions.com/careers

Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Aker Solutions"), is a leading global oil services company that provides engineering 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 is used as the common brand/trademark for most of these entities.

Aker Solutions' parent company is Aker Solutions ASA.  Aker Solutions has aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 35 billion and employs approximately 17 000 people in about 30 countries.

This press release may include forward-looking information or statements and is subject to our disclaimer, see www.akersolutions.com.

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