STEP Offshore to Deliver CRI System to Maersk Jackup

Aker Solutions' wholly-owned subsidiary STEP Offshore has won a contract to deliver an integrated cuttings re-injection (CRI) system to Maersk Drilling's jackup rig Maersk Reacher.

Aker Solutions and STEP Offshore will supply a complete system for slurrification and re-injection of drill cuttings. The state-of-the-art system enables next generation HSE performance and drilling efficiency. The scope of supply includes process equipment, control system, installation supervision, commissioning, offshore start-up assistance and training.

"We are very proud to be awarded this contract by Maersk Drilling and look forward to working with them on this project," said Pål Eriksen, President of STEP Offshore. "We believe STEP Offshore won this important contract due to our ability to meet Maersk Drillings tight time schedule and our superior technical solutions."

The CRI Unit will be delivered in 2Q 2011. The value of the contract is NOK 25 million.

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