Aker BP


About Aker BP

Aker BP explores for and produces oil and gas on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.


More Info on Aker BP

Aker BP ASA is jointly owned by Aker ASA (21.2%), BP (15.9%), Nemesia (14.4%) and other shareholders (48.7%).

Information accurate as of June 2024. 

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Trell Trine
North Sea & Europe

North Sea Johan Sverdrup Field set for further expansion

July 12, 2024
Aker BP shares offshore project advancements in its latest trading update.
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Drilling & Completion

Aker BP finds more gas in Norway’s far north

June 28, 2024
Aker BP has made a small gas discovery in the Hassel prospect in the Barents Sea, 300 km offshore northern Norway.
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Drilling & Completion

Aker BP finds gas in Barents Sea

June 21, 2024
Aker BP has made a small gas discovery in the Ferdinand nord prospect in the Barents Sea.
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Drilling & Completion

Aker BP commissions ROCS completion systems for latest Norway projects

May 6, 2024
In total, Aker BP expects to complete about 55 wells with the ROCS.
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Aker BP drilling pilot wells for two North Sea area projects

April 25, 2024
Aker BP’s Subsea Alliance has completed the first offshore campaign for the 700-MMboe multi-field Yggdrasil development in the Norwegian North Sea.
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North Sea Hanz produces first oil with reused subsea trees

April 22, 2024
Aker BP has started production from the Hanz Field in the northern Norwegian North Sea, in partnership with Equinor and Sval Energi.
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Equipment Engineering

North Sea Valhall area towheads completed in Nigg

March 27, 2024
Global Energy Group has fabricated structures for Aker BP’s Valhall PWP - Fenris Field project in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
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Aker BP can remove redundant North Sea Ekofisk jacket

March 14, 2024
Aker BP has permission from Havtil to dispose of the steel jacket for the former Ekofisk 2/4-G riser platform in the North Sea.
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North Sea & Europe

Aker BP gets go-ahead for North Sea Hanz start-up

Feb. 27, 2024
Aker BP has permission from the Norwegian Offshore Directorate to start production from the Hanz subsea development.
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Aker BP updates North Sea Ula late-life studies, Hanz project progress

Feb. 8, 2024
Aker BP has budgeted capex of about $5 billion this year for its E&P interests offshore Norway, the company said in a results statement.

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Aker BP gets go-ahead to operate North Sea Hanz subsea equipment

Jan. 19, 2024
The Norwegian Ocean Industry Authority (Havtil) has authorized Aker BP to start using the newly installed subsea templates, associated control cables and pipelines for the Hanz...
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Aker BP extends Odfjell rig contract

Jan. 19, 2024
Odfjell Drilling and Aker BP have agreed to extend the firm contract for the semisubmersible Deepsea Nordkapp offshore Norway.
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Equipment Engineering

Aker BP commissions spill detection upgrade for offshore Norway platforms

Jan. 4, 2024
Aker BP has asked Vissim to develop an upgraded oil spill detection solution for its fixed and floating installations offshore Norway.
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North Sea & Europe

Oil spill response effective at Alvheim FPSO, says Aker BP

Jan. 2, 2024
Aker BP has issued details of how it responded to an oil spill.
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Aker BP contains oil spill following North Sea Alvheim restart

Dec. 18, 2023
Aker BP has resolved technical issues that recently caused unplanned downtime at the Alvheim Field in the Norwegian North Sea.
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Aker BP acts swiftly to stem North Sea Valhall leak

Oct. 27, 2023
Operator Aker BP shares various offshore project status updates in its latest results statement.
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Since the startup of production from Alvheim in 2008, nearly 600 MMboe have been produced from the area.

Aker BP brings North Sea KEG development online and under budget

Oct. 26, 2023
Aker BP has started production ahead of schedule from the Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) development in the Alvheim area of the central Norwegian North Sea.
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Valhall Now
Energy Transition

Aker BP joins UN methane escape initiative

Oct. 16, 2023
Aker BP has joined the UN’s Oil and Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP 2.0) to support the company’s work on monitoring and reducing its offshore emissions in the Norwegian sector....
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Aker BP has completed the first official steel cut for its two major developments, Yggdrasil and Valhall PWP-Fenris, on the Norwegian shelf.
North Sea & Europe

Construction start for two Aker BP North Sea projects

Sept. 5, 2023
First steel has been cut for two more Aker BP developments in the Norwegian North Sea.