Equinor taps Aker Solutions for inspection services in Norway

Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has been chosen by Equinor as the main supplier for inspection services for more than 15 operating facilities in Norway.

Source: Aker Solutions

A frame agreement is expected to be signed shortly, covering an initial period of six years with options for two additional four-year extensions, Aker Solutions said on Friday.

The estimated value of the agreement is NOK 1.2 billion ($130.4M) for the six-year period.

The agreement covers a wide range of inspection services, including conventional inspection and advanced inspection as well as planning and engineering services.

“This contract will secure and further grow our Asset Integrity Management services,” said Linda Aase, executive vice president, brownfield projects at Aker Solutions.

“Our specialist services ensure that our customers maintain full control of the integrity of their facilities and associated infrastructure. Our services help operators spend where it is most needed, gain confidence to make quick, informed decisions and meet production targets.”

The scope of work includes in-service inspection for the following assets: Statfjord A, B and C; Martin Linge; Oseberg Field Centre, South, East and C; Mongstad onshore refinery; Åsgard A, B and C; Kristin; Heidrun A and B; Njord A and B.

The work will be carried out by Aker Solutions personnel in Stavanger, Bergen, and Trondheim.

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