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Aker Bullish on Offshore Ghana
Friday, January 11, 2019Phased development could deploy several production units, says CEO.

EXECUTIVE VIEW: Det Norske's Output Could Triple, Top Owner Aker Says
Tuesday, February 23, 2016Det norske oljeselskap's daily output of oil and gas could rise to 160,000 barrels after 2020, according to its biggest investor.

Aker Spitsbergen Ready for Operations
Monday, January 25, 2010The Aker Spitsbergen left Norway's Klosterfjorden in Sunnhordland community, for field deployment in the Norwegian Sea.

Aker Solutions Snaps Up Prospects for Further Growth in Energy Sector
Thursday, April 02, 2009Aker has sold shares in four product and technology companies to Aker Solutions. These companies are the industrial building blocks that expand Aker Solutions' foundation for profitable growth in the offshore and energy sectors.

Aker Grabs Major Oil, Gas Deepwater License in Gulf of Guinea
Thursday, November 06, 2008Aker has been awarded a major oil and gas deepwater exploration and production license in the Gulf of Guinea.

Bergen Group Bags 2 Contracts to Supply Offshore Drilling Units with Cranes
Thursday, September 11, 2008Bergen Group Dreggen was awarded two new contracts from Aker for delivery of cranes for offshore drilling units. Total order value is NOK 65 million. The first installation will be onboard two drilling vessels being built at DSME in Korea.

Aker Adds to Genesis Investment
Tuesday, December 04, 2007Aker has decided to underwrite in full a new equity issue in the UK based Genesis Petroleum Company.

Aker Contract Earns U.S. $350 Million
Wednesday, October 24, 2007Aker Oilfield Services has entered into a 5 + 5 year contract with Petroleo Brasileiro-Petrobras featuring a deepwater Subsea Equipment Support Vessel (SESV).

Aker Sells Noreco Shares
Friday, October 19, 2007Aker has sold its entire shareholding in the oil company Noreco ASA for NOK 33.10 per share.

Aker Sells Aker Material Handling to Altor Fund II
Tuesday, September 25, 2007Aker has agreed to sell the industrial company Aker Material Handling to Altor Fund II. The private equity fund focuses on acquiring and further developing Nordic-based companies.

Aker Reports Stronger Position for Q1
Tuesday, May 08, 2007In the first quarter of 2007, in a reallocation of resources, Aker made significant share divestitures among certain companies that realized major asset value and freed up significant financial capacity.

Aker and DOF to Build Oilfield Services Unit with Own Resources
Monday, March 12, 2007Aker Innovation and DOF Subsea have decided to continue to build Aker Oilfield Services without other co-owners at this time.

New Aker Company to Focus on Subsea Well Intervention
Thursday, March 01, 2007Aker, Aker Kværner, and Aker Yards have joined forces to establish the company Aker Innovation.

Aker Names Lyso New EVP
Thursday, January 25, 2007Nils Are Karstad Lyso has been appointed EVP and member of the Aker ASA Group management team as of 1 February 2007.

Aker to Sell Upward of 2.3M Aker Yards Shares
Friday, January 19, 2007Aker ASA has decided to sell up to 2.34 million shares of its Aker Yards shareholding.

Aker to Sell Portion of Aker Kvaerner Shareholding
Wednesday, January 17, 2007Aker ASA has decided to sell up to 5.45 million shares of its Aker Kværner shareholding.