Aker Kværner Expands FPSO Operations

July 7, 2006

World Energy Reports LLC.
Aker Kvaerner and the Norwegian ship owner Aktieselskabet Borgestad ASA established a new company named Aker Borgestad Operations AS. The new company will operate oil and gas production vessels on behalf of Aker Floating Production, a company which owns several Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units. This business model allows Aker Floating Production to remain focused on developing business, leveraging Aker Kvaerner and Borgestad, which both have operations of assets as part of their core business. The company, Aker Kvaerner Operations AS and Aktieselskabet Borgestad ASA will each own 45 percent of the shares in Aker Borgestad Operations, while Aker Floating Production ASA and Aker Yards ASA will own five percent each. Aker Floating Production has so far acquired three tankers which will be converted to FPSOs. The company plans to develop and own a minimum of four FPSO's. It has selected the jointly established company as their partner to undertake the responsibility for the operation of the vessels.

Floating Production Week delivers unrivaled overview, insight and analysis to the Offshore Floating Production Systems and Technology market

Floating Production Systems Report And Online Database

  • Monthly reports -- Our monthly reports provide a detailed snapshot of the business sector as of the middle of each month. More than 80 pages of data and industry analysis each month. Excel spreadsheets with each report enable subscribers to tailor the data presentation to their needs. In October of each year we provide a detailed five year forecast of production floater orders. In March of each year we fine tune the forecast and make revisions as needed.
  • Online database -- The online database is updated every day – with information direct from primary sources. In the database are details for 240 planned projects, 370 installations in service, 70+ floaters on order and 20+ floaters available. The database is fully searchable. Customized charts and spreadsheets can be directly produced from the database.
  • Customer support -- We are available to assist with technical questions about information in the database and reports -- and assist with any questions about using the database search tools.

Here's what you get!

Request a Free Sample Report
Related company: » Aker Floating Production