Petrobras awards major contract to Aker
RIO DE JANEIRO, September 19, 2018 – Brazilian NOC Petrobras has awarded Aker Solutions a USD 60-million contract for maintenance and modification services on nine Campos Basin platforms, international media reported Tuesday.
The three-year contract starts in October and comes with an optional two-year extension. Under the deal, Aker Solutions will carry out renovations, repairs and upgrades for offshore production units at its CSE Mecânica e Instrumentação fabrication yard in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro.
“We are pleased to expand our business in Brazil, a key international market,” said Aker CEO Luis Araujo. “This is the second big contract we signed after entering the maintenance and modification market in Brazil, reinforcing the importance of having a complete portfolio and being able to provide an integrated solution from concept to decommissioning.”