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Aker BP acquires King Lear discovery

The company has entered into an agreement with Equinor Energy to acquire its 77.8% interest in the King Lear gas/condensate discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.


Solstad Offshore awarded UK contracts

Fairfield Betula Limited has awarded Solstad Offshore ASA long-term contracts for two Platform Supply Vessels, ‘Far Symphony’ and ‘Normand Aurora’ in the UK Sector, North Sea.


Equinor: Johan Sverdrup powered from shore

The Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, has officially opened the power-from-shore solution which will provide the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea with electricity for more than 50 years.


Wood awarded new assignment with Wintershall in Norway

Awarded under an existing framework agreement signed in 2016, the scope of the contract includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) associated with well hook-up on the facility.