Norske Shell extends Aker maintenance, modification contract

A/S Norske Shell has exercised an option to extend its maintenance and modifications contract at Draugen and Ormen Lange with Aker Solutions for two years.

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LYSAKER, Norway – A/S Norske Shell has exercised an option to extend its maintenance and modifications contract at Draugen and Ormen Lange with Aker Solutions for two years. The contract now runs to the end of 2012. Value is estimated at NOK 1-1.5 billion ($169-254 million). The original maintenance and modification contract was signed in December 2005 with duration of five years.

Scope of work under the contract includes studies, engineering , fabrication, installation as well as commissioning, and employs 600 people. In addition to ongoing maintenance and modification work, Aker Solutions is currently involved in projects related to test facility for subsea compression for Ormen Lange and produced water injection at Draugen.

12/15/2010

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