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  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Former EVP of AGR Field Operations Åge Landro returns to AGR as EVP of Strategy & Integration. Landro moved to Oceaneering in December 2011 when AGR Field Operations was sold from AGR to Oceaneering. Landro will rejoin AGR’s Leadership to help grow the firm across all key markets. He said: “After leading AGR Field Operations […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered AGR Holdings AS (AGR) has been acquired by the independent European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. The deal, worth NOK 1,640 million (€195m) is expected to be completed on or around end of August 2014. AGR Holdings AS is the petroleum services division of Oslo-listed AGR Group. It is the world’s largest independent well […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    AGR Drilling Services has signed contracts with Petrobras to provide its RMR® services for the corporation’s offshore operations. The two-year deals initially apply to operations in the Rio Grande do Norte/Ceara region, based in Natal. The Norwegian firm’s patented Riserless Mud Recovery system will provide Petrobras with a more eco-friendly way to drill the top-hole […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AGR has acquired an 80% shareholding in Steinsvik & Co AS. Headquartered in Stavanger, Steinsvik & Co supplies safety professionals, including safety coaches and internal control officers (ICO), to drilling rigs in the Norwegian market. The firm also provides HSE training for oil companies and performs safety inspections on rigs operating both on the Norwegian […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AGR has been awarded a contract to provide Well Project Management services to Dallas based ‘Hunt Oil’ for the drilling of one exploration well plus one future option well located in offshore Benin. AGR’s Executive Vice President, Ian Burdis, said: “AGR is pleased to continue its working relationship with Hunt Oil and is looking forward […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The reference is made to an announcement published earlier in 2012 where Statoil awarded AGR a Well Management contract with options. AGR confirmed that Statoil has now exercised the first two-year option under the frame agreement until January 25, 2016. The initial contract between AGR and Statoil is worth approximately 100 – 130 million NOK […]

  • 6 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has exercised options in the current framework agreement with AGR Field Operations for surface management services. The extension has an estimated total value of NOK 40 million over a period of 24 months. AGR Field Operations will provide Surface Management services including AGR’s proprietary SOLV™ concept to 13 offshore installations and the Sture Onshore […]

  • 28 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      AGR Petroleum Services, the world’s largest independent well management company, has appointed a new manager to oversee and grow its global consultancy division. Kirsty Crook, who has been a part of AGR Consultancy Services for nearly a decade, has now been promoted to have global responsibility for the business unit. Her role sees her […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Newly appointed Morten Heir holds a masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim) as well as a masters degree in business administration from the School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH, Bergen). He also previously worked for BP for 18 years.

  • 29 May 2014

    AGR, a Norway-based well, HSEQ, reservoir and field management service company, has warned that false job offers are being disseminated using the AGR name.

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    AGR has appointed Thomas Terris as the new VP of the company’s business division in Perth. Terris first joined AGR in 2009 working as a senior consultancy advisor at AGR’s Aberdeen office. After moving to Australia in 2011, he was promoted to the manager of the Consultancy business unit at AGR’s Perth office. CEO AGR, Svein Sollund, commented: […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Wintershall Norway has awarded AGR a contract for a feasibility study in the Barents Sea. The contract will see AGR monitor and identify the optimum design, drilling and testing techniques required to carry out efficient exploration activity. The study will also include the evaluation of emergency preparedness and risk management. Tore Øian, VP Well Management […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    AGR has acquired an 80% shareholding in Steinsvik & Co AS. Headquartered in Stavanger, Steinsvik & Co supplies safety professionals, including safety coaches and internal control officers (ICO), to drilling rigs in the Norwegian market. The firm also provides HSE training for oil companies and performs safety inspections on rigs operating both on the Norwegian […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    AGR has appointed a new Vice President within their Reservoir Management division. Morten Heir, formerly Technical Director at Canamens Energy for 4 years, succeeds Atle Aamodt Andresen who will now head up AGR Energy – a newly established division focusing on the development and management of projects within Israel. Heir holds a masters degree in […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    AGR’s Facilities Solutions division, part of the global service company AGR, announces that its Frame Agreement with Lundin Norway had been extended for another three years. The contract covers delivering field and facilities management services for Lundin Norway’s field development projects. AGR’s services range from system engineering and mechanical completion to subsea production system management […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global oil services provider AGR Petroleum Services has signed an £18million/ NOK 160 million contract with Genel Energy. The company is to deliver Well Management services for Genel Energy’s North/West Africa offshore drilling campaign. The contract, secured by AGR’s Aberdeen-based team, involves provision of full Well Management and associated services, including drilling engineering and planning […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    AGR Consultancy, a provider of recruitment and consultancy solutions to the upstream oil and gas industry, has named Steve Combe as the new head of its Aberdeen-based manpower Consultancy business. AGR said that Combe’s immediate focus would be on strengthening Consultancy’s relationships with the company’s clients and ensuring that AGR remained ‘well informed and placed to add value to […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reference is made to the stock exchange notice from AGR Group ASA (“AGR Group”) of 6 August 2013 regarding consummation of the demerger of AGR Group’s two business areas, the Petroleum Services business and Drilling Services business, by spinning off the Drilling Services business into a new non-listed private limited liability company, EDS Group AS […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    AGR, a provider of well project management and subsurface solutions to the upstream oil and gas industry, has made internal promotions to appoint new CEO and CFO. The current CEO, Åge Landro, moves on to a new role after 11 years with AGR. Svein Sollund, part of AGR’s executive team for eight years, is appointed […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered AGR Holdings AS (AGR) has been acquired by the independent European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. The deal, worth NOK 1,640 million (€195m) is expected to be completed on or around the end of August 2014.  AGR Holdings AS is the petroleum services division of Oslo-listed AGR Group. It is the world’s largest independent […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global oil and gas service provider AGR has appointed the Norwegian Petter Mathisen as Vice President of its global Software Solutions team. Petter will be responsible for marketing and developing AGR’s software portfolio, including its industry-leading P1™ and M²™ products. A Mechanical Engineering graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Petter brings […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    AGR has been awarded a contract to provide Well Project Management services to Dallas based ‘Hunt Oil’ for the drilling of one exploration well plus one future option well located offshore Benin. AGR’s Executive Vice President, Ian Burdis, said: “AGR is pleased to continue its working relationship with Hunt Oil and is looking forward to […]