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Aker Wins Caspian Topside Contract

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Norwegian oilfield services firm Aker Solutions reported Wednesday that it has won a contract to provide a complete topside equipment package for a new semisubmersible drilling rig in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The deal, with Caspian Drilling Company Ltd (CDC), will see the equipment for the rig made and assembled at Aker's facilities in Kristiansand and Asker, Norway, as well as in Erkelenz, Germany. Installation and commissioning will be handled by the Caspian Shipyard Company Ltd. Delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.

Aker said that it has previously deliver drilling equipment to eight drilling rigs in the Caspian Sea, including two that are owned and operated by CDC.

Roy Dyrseth, Aker's head of its drilling technologies business, commented in a company statement:

"The contract confirms our strong position in the Caspian market and our long-lasting relationship with CDC.
"We are pleased to secure more work in Azerbaijan after making significant investments in our infrastructure in the region."

Aker Solutions last year opened a new facility in Baku to improve its offering of services in the region.



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