Aker Solutions has acquired Norwegian engineering company Sandnessjøen Engineering.
The company is located in the Petro Næringshage in Sandnessjøen, Norway, a central key location for services to several oil and gas fields in the Norwegian Sea. Sandnessjøen Engineering supplies engineering and project management services to the oil and gas and construction industries in the area
"We are pleased that this team now becomes part of Aker Solutions and our rapidly growing engineering network. With the acquisition, Aker Solutions gains a firm foothold in the region, and we hope to grow," says Tore Sjursen, head of maintenance, modifications and operations in Aker Solutions.
"Our ambition is to double the company's workforce from the current 24 over the next couple of years. The pace of growth will of course depend on our success in the market and our ability to recruit first-class team members, but generally our markets are strong," says Tore Sjursen.
Aker Solutions in Sandnessjøen will continue to be headed up by Halvard Lie, who has been managing director for Sandnessjøen Engineering. The business will still be based at its current premises in Sandnessjøen.
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