Aker Solutions wins $100-million drilling equipment contract

Aker Solutions has won a contract to supply a complete drilling equipment package for a new deepwater drillship. The contract value is approximately US $100 million.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Aker Solutions has won a contract to supply a complete drilling equipment package for a new deepwater drillship. The contract value is approximately US $100 million.

The contract includes options for a further two complete drilling packages, which can be activated at the client's request. The client name is undisclosed.

"We are very pleased to have won another complete drilling package," says Thor Arne HÃ¥verstad, head of Aker Solutions' drilling business. "This is in line with our communicated strategy to be the preferred partner for deepwater drilling solutions, and further evidence of our strong position in the deepwater market, which we believe is set for significant growth in the coming market cycle."

12/23/2010

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