Aker lands deepwater drilling riser in Brazil

Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás S.A. has signed Aker Solutions to supply a $55-million deepwater drilling riser system in 3Q 2010.

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, Norway --Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás S.A. has signed Aker Solutions to supply a $55-million deepwater drilling riser system in 3Q 2010.

The agreement covers tools and buoyancy modules forAlpha Star for water depths to 2,700 m (8,858 ft). It is to be manufactured at Aker Solutions' Rio das Ostras, Brazil, facility.

Aker will employ its CLIP Connector technology to the riser system.

07/03/2008

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