Aker BP secures drilling permit for North Sea well duo

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells in the North Sea offshore Norway. Wells 7/11-14 S and A will be drilled from the Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate … Read More

Aker BP hands out first major contracts for North Sea development

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded FEED contracts worth nearly NOK 700 million ($81.3 million) to its alliance partners – Aker Solutions, Siemens Energy, and Subsea 7 – related to the field development of NOA Fulla in … Read More

Gallery: Heerema crane vessel Sleipnir installs Hod B topsides

Only a day after Aker BP announced it installed the Hod B platform topsides offshore Norway, Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors shared photos of the process. Heerema transported and installed the Hod B platform on behalf of client Aker … Read More

Aker Solutions, Subsea 7 to supply subsea equipment for KEG project

Aker Solutions and Subsea 7 have secured subsea scope contracts with Aker BP for the Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) development located in the Alvheim area of the North Sea. Aker Solutions will provide the subsea production system for the … Read More

WATCH: Aker BP installs jacket for new Hod B platform

Following a recent sail away from a yard in Verdal, a jacket for the Aker BP-operated Hod B platform has been installed in the North Sea off Norway. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences … Read More

Aker BP puts Norwegian Sea project on stream

Operator Aker BP and its partners in Skarv – Equinor, Wintershall Dea, and PGNiG – have started production from Gråsel in the Skarv area in the Norwegian Sea, four months ahead of the schedule. The Gråsel reservoir is situated over … Read More

Aker BP wraps up well plugging at Valhall six years earlier than expected

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has completed the well plugging operation at Valhall field six years earlier and more than NOK 5 billion ($603 million) cheaper than originally planned. Valhall Flank West (Courtesy of Aker BP) The Maersk … Read More

Aker BP obtains safety consents for vessel operations in Norway

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has received two consents related to vessels operations from the country’s offshore safety regulator, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA). The first consent is for the use of two mobile drilling vessels, the Island … Read More

Green light for manned subsea ops off Norway

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog PSA has granted consent for manned underwater operations in 2021 to Vår Energi, Equinor, Gassco and Aker BP. Equinor has signed framework agreements with TechnipFMC and Subsea 7 for the performance of manned underwater operations in … Read More

Aker BP boasts record-high output and pledges to stay ‘pure-play oil and gas company’

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has pledged to remain a pure-play oil and gas company and contribute to the energy transition through minimizing emissions and by sharing data to other industries as it works to increase its output … Read More