Aker Solutions to provide inspection services for Equinor assets in Norway

Source: press release, 15 November 2019

Asset Integrity Management, among Aker Solutions’ core capabilities, is based on a track record of experience spanning over 30 years, combining talent, experience and technology to maximise insight, optimise current practices and evolve asset performance
Asset Integrity Management, among Aker Solutions’ core capabilities, is based on a track record of experience spanning over 30 years, combining talent, experience and technology to maximise insight, optimise current practices and evolve asset performance (photo: Aker Solutions)

Aker Solutions has been chosen by Equinor as the main supplier for inspection services for more than 15 operating facilities in Norway. A frame agreement is expected to be signed shortly, covering an initial period of 6 years with options for two additional 4-year extensions.

The estimated value of the agreement is NOK 1.2 billion for the 6-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,” says 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 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; and Njord A and B.

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

Asset Integrity Management services by Aker Solutions offer safe operations, increased reliability, improved production and lower costs. Inspection is an integral part in measuring the asset condition. Top quality results, measured using the most effective methods, are an essential part of asset integrity management in today’s economic climate.