Aker Solutions has secured a sizeable1) contract from Shell
to provide brownfield modifications services and maintenance support for the
Nyhamna facility in Norway.
Shell, as technical service provider to Gassco, has executed an option to extend
a framework agreement for another four years, or until September 2028. The scope
of the contract includes maintenance and modification services on the onshore
Nyhamna natural gas processing plant in Aukra. The plant serves the Ormen Lange
field and is connected to the Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea.
Aker Solutions has, since 2007, delivered projects and provided services to the
Nyhamna facility, where gas first arrives onshore before it transports to the
"This contract will be included in our already strong backlog built on long-term
customer relations. We're pleased that Shell is giving us renewed trust to be
its main contractor on this significant facility, and look forward to continuing
the successful collaboration," said Paal Eikeseth, executive vice president and
head of Life Cycle, Aker Solutions.
The contract is of significance to the over 150 Aker Solutions' employees in
"This extension secures work for our employees on site at Nyhamna, our
engineering office in Kristiansund, and it will provide ripple effects to local
subcontractors and others," said Eikeseth.
The contract will be booked as part of Aker Solutions' third-quarter order
1) Aker Solutions defines a sizeable contract as between NOK 0.5 billion and NOK