Tag: Norway

Steffen as Sales Director at Sverdrup Steel in Norway

We would like to inform that Steffen Pettersen has taken over the job as Sales Director Oil & Gas and Domestic Market in Norway.

Norway awards record number of production licenses

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is offering 83 production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2018 (APA 2018).

Neptune Energy appoints MD for Norway

Neptune Energy recently announced the appointment of Odin Estensen as Managing Director of its Norwegian business, based in Stavanger.

Aker BP’s long-term framework agreements

Aker BP ASA (Aker BP) has in international competition entered into long-term framework agreements with key suppliers of engineering services, construction, electro/ IT/ control room systems, as well as transport and installation of fixed facilities offshore.

Aker Solutions to adjust subsea capacity in Norway

Aker Solutions has notified employees about a workforce reduction in its Norwegian subsea business due to a continued market slowdown. About 500 permanent positions at facilities in Fornebu, Stokke, Moss and Tranby in Norway may be affected. “Activity in the Norwegian offshore services market has declined considerably over the past year as oil companies scale back spending and postpone projects,” said Per Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions’ Norwegian operations.

Johan Sverdrup construction starts

newsitemProduction of the first elements on the Johan Sverdrup project has begun. On 29 June, Kværner metalworker Stian Myrvold Green started up the machine that will cut the steel for the riser platform jacket on the Johan Sverdrup field. Construction work has commenced, at Kværner in Verdal, on the biggest industrial project in Norway for decades to come.

Pöyry wins engineering services contract by EnPro

EnPro has awarded Pöyry with the basic engineering assignment for a soda ash manufacturing plant to be located in Kollsnes, Norway. Pöyry's scope of work includes basic engineering services for the integral plant operations including integration between individual process packages, definitions of the required utilities and the layout of these systems.

New office for Harald Pihl

newsitemHarald Pihl, Swedish distributor and stockholder of nickel based alloys, titanium and refractory metals, has opened a new office in Bergen, Norway.Kjetil Aksdal joins the company to head the new office from his sales and marketing role with Titanium Industries.

Brazil, Norway sign new agreements

newsitemThe Brazilian innovation agency Finep signed agreements with Innovation Norway and the Research Council of Norway.

AGR acquired by Silverfleet Capital

Norway-headquartered AGR Holdings AS (AGR) has been acquired by the independent European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. The deal, worth EUR 195M is expected to be completed on or around end of August 2014.