Aker acquires stake in Det norske

Aker has purchased 11,797,752 shares (18% stake) in Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske).

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OSLO -- Aker has purchased 11,797,752 shares (18% stake) in Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske).

"Aker's share purchase in Det norske represents a strategic ownership interest in a challenger on the Norwegian continental shelf," says Øyvind Eriksen, Aker's president and CEO. "The investment expands our targeting of oil exploration and production, which Aker has established as an area for industrial development."

05/14/2009

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