Aker Solutions awarded Petrobras contract

Aker Solutions awarded Petrobras contract

Offshore engineering service provider Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Petrobras to provide maintenance and modifications services for nine platforms at oil and gas fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.

The three-year contract is valued at more than BRL250m ($60.4m) and includes an option for a two-year extension.

Under the contract, Aker Solutions will be renovating, repairing and upgrading offshore production units for Petrobras’ Campos Basin Operational Unit.

“We are pleased to expand our business in Brazil, a key international market. This is the second big contract we sign after entering the maintenance and modification market in Brazil, reinforcing the importance of having a complete portfolio and being able to provide an integrated solution from concept to decommissioning,” said Luis Araujo, chief executive officer of Aker Solutions.

The work will start in October with final deliveries scheduled for 2021.

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