Baker Hughes’ Subsea Drilling Systems & Akastor’s MHWirth Complete Merger to Form HMH

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 10/6/2021, Location: North America

The merger of Baker Hughes’ Subsea Drilling Systems business (SDS) and Akastor ASA’s wholly-owned subsidiary, MHWirth AS (MHWirth), has been completed to form a global offshore drilling equipment company. The new company will be known as HMH (“the Company”), and as previously announced, Baker Hughes and Akastor own equal equity in the Company.

HMH combines integrated delivery capabilities, capital, renowned industry expertise and delivers the full range of offshore drilling equipment products and packages at scale. HMH aims to support the industry’s transition toward more energy-efficient solutions, as well as deploying technologies and service solutions to make the sector more competitive through increased drilling efficiency. Moreover, the Company’s service and technology portfolio will be utilized as a springboard for future growth, both within drilling services and when pursuing opportunities towards adjacent industries such as renewables and mining.

“This is a very exciting transaction for the industry, our customers, shareholders and employees. We are combining two of the best-known equipment manufactures in our industry to create HMH, building on a best-in-class portfolio and unparalleled full-service approach,” commented Merrill A. “Pete” Miller, the Chairman and CEO of HMH. Mr. Miller went on to say that “at a time of worldwide energy transition, HMH has the expertise to help the entire industry move towards more energy-efficient drilling and other sustainable energy solutions.”

The Company is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands with its two major operational centers in Houston, USA and Kristiansand, Norway. HMH is currently a privately owned company and is effective from October 1, 2021.


Australia >>  8/11/2022 - Santos has acquired Hunter Gas Pipeline Pty Ltd which owns an approved underground gas pipeline route from Wallumbilla in Queensland to Newcastle in N...
Nigeria >>  8/11/2022 - Seplat Energy has become aware of a news report that Ministerial Approval of the Company's proposed acquisition of the entire share capital of Mobil P...

Mexico >>  8/10/2022 - Earthstone Energy, Inc. announced the closing of the acquisition of the New Mexico assets of Titus Oil & Gas Production, LLC and Titus Oil & Gas Produ...
Nigeria >>  8/10/2022 - Seplat Energy has become aware of news and social media reports alleging impropriety in the process of securing ministerial consent to the acquisition...

India >>  8/9/2022 - Shell Overseas Investment B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell plc (Shell), has completed its 100% acquisition of Solenergi Power Private Limited ...
Tanzania >>  8/9/2022 - Orca Energy Group Inc. notes the announcement by Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) PLC (“Swala”) titled “IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING FAILURES IN PAEM ON SWALA ACC...




Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2021 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.