Aker Solutions Buys De-Oiling Specialist

Norwegian oilfield services firm Aker Solutions reported Thursday that it has agreed to buy Californian company Separation Specialists – a firm that supplies produced water de-oiling products and field services.

Aker said the deal would strengthen its position in the produced water de-oiling segment and that it will immediately be able to offer Separation Specialists' products, such as nutshell filters, mechanical induced gas flotation and field services, through its global distribution and execution network.

"With the acquisition of Separation Specialists, we are able to offer a complete produced water de-oiling solution from one vendor. There is also an excellent cultural fit between the two entities, which we look forward to further developing," said David Merle, head of Aker Solutions' process systems business.

"The acquisition offers an entry point for Aker Solutions' products and services to Separation Specialists' existing client base on the US west coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, Russia and the Middle East."

 

 



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Extended Flow Test Commences Over Hors... (Feb 8)
 -  Resource Upgrade at SNE Discovery Foll... (Feb 8)
 -  Qatar Petroleum to Acquire Part of Che... (Feb 8)
 -  Sound Energy Granted Option to Acquire... (Feb 8)
 -  Tower Resources Director Retires (Feb 5)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Field Service Technician
Expertise: Field Service Tech
Location: Dickinson, TX
 
Field Drafter
Expertise: CAD / CAM|Drafting|Pipeline Services
Location: Kennewick, WA
 
Sales Director Offshore & Marine
Expertise: Business Development|Project Management|Sales
Location: Houston, TX
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $33.88/BBL 0.52%
Light Crude Oil : $29.69/BBL 3.88%
Natural Gas : $2.14/MMBtu 3.88%
Updated in last 24 hours