Aker Solutions establishes geo business in Australia

Aker Solutions is establishing its geo business in Australia, expanding its subsea and subsurface service offering in the country.

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OSLO -- Aker Solutions is establishing its geo business in Australia, expanding its subsea and subsurface service offering in the country. The move is part of Aker Solutions' strategy to function as a lifecycle partner, throughout the lifetime of subsea oilfields, for oil companies operating in and offshore Australia.

Aker Solutions' geo business comprises of geophysicists, geologists, petrophysicists, and reservoir engineers. Its main fields of activity are geological and geophysical interpretation, petrophysics, reservoir modeling and simulation, wellsite geology, and operations.

The geo unit will operate out of Aker Solutions' subsea operations base and regional head office near Perth International Airport, Western Australia.

“By establishing our geo business in Australia, we're showing our intent of growing our subsea product offering and positioning ourselves for the growing Australian subsea market,” says Greg Ross, MD of Aker Solutions' subsea business in Australia. “We also hope that our extensive geo and reservoir know-how from the mature Norwegian continental shelf will enable us to provide even better support to our customers in Australia.”

06/04/2009

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