Aker wins Bahrain oilwell contract
Manama, April 2, 2012
Aker Solutions, a global provider of oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry, has won a $17 million surface wellhead contract in Bahrain.
A leading Norwegian oil services company, Aker said as per the contract awarded by Bahrain-based Enerserv it will deliver 600 sets of surface wellheads and trees to the Awali oilfield.
This is the first surface wellhead contract won by Aker Solutions in Bahrain, which marks a successful inroad into this important Middle East market, said a senior official.
Dave Hutchinson, president with Aker Solutions in Asia Pacific said, “In 2009 Aker's surface business made a commitment to enter Mena. I am pleased that our strategy is bearing fruit now that we have successfully penetrated the market in Bahrain. We look forward to working with Enerserv.”
The first delivery will be a total of 45 sets of surface wellheads and trees that will be delivered in June this year, he stated.
Commenting on the contract, John Moffatt, the general manager of Enerserv said, “I am excited at the prospect of aligning with Aker Solutions to execute this contract. The interplay between our teams has been outstanding.”
The contract will be delivered out of Aker Solutions’ surface products manufacturing centre in Batam, Indonesia, and supported in Bahrain by a state of the art oilfield service centre at Ramsis Engineering, a sister company of Enerserv.-TradeArabia News Service
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