Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions receives second call-off from Petrobras

 Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions receives second call-off from Petrobras

27thMarch 2013 - Aker Solutions has received a second call-off order from
Petrobras for the delivery of subsea equipment for the Sapinhoá and Lula
Nordeste pre-salt field developments in Brazil. The contract is a call-off
from a frame agreement signed in April 2010. The contract value is

Scope of work includes 20 well-sets with vertical subsea trees, subsea control
systems, tools and spares within the 2013-2015 period.

The contract is a call-off from a frame agreement signed in April 2010, when
Petrobras ordered subsea production equipment for the Sapinhoá and Lula
Nordeste fields, located 300 kilometres off the São Paulo coast in the Santos
Basin offshore Brazil.

Aker Solutions has delivered the first well-sets for the frame agreement
signed in 2010. Technology that was developed for this contract will be
utilised in the new order.

"Aker Solutions has market leading deepwater technology and extensive
experience from pre-salt field developments in Brazil. This contract reflects
our long term commitment to support Petrobras in the development of the
Brazilian deepwater fields," says Alan Brunnen, head of Aker Solutions' subsea
business area.

Aker Solutions has provided subsea production equipment for all the three
initial field developments of the Brazilian pre-salt area.

Currently, the company employs 1400 people in Brazil within several business
areas. In addition to being a market leader in the pre-salt area for subsea
equipment and services, Aker Solutions delivers downstream and topsides
process technology, offshore mooring and loading systems, deepwater drilling
systems, and subsea intervention services. 

The subsea equipment for the Sapinhoá and Lula Nordeste fields will be
engineered and manufactured at Aker Solutions' subsea technology centre in
Curitiba, the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná in the
southern part of Brazil. 


For further information, please contact:

Severin Roald, Vice President Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 22 94
55 23, Mob: +47 92 03 00 33, E-mail: severin.roald@akersolutions.com

Investor relations:
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions.
Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 91 13 71 94, E-mail:

For further information about sourcing and potential subcontracts for this
project, please visitwww.akersolutions.com/suppliers

Career opportunities:

Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers
in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and
technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a

Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas
drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately
28 000 people in more than 30 countries. We apply the knowledge and create and
use technologies that deliver our customers' solutions.

Aker Solutions ASA is the parent company in the group, which consists of a
number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand
and trademark for most of these entities. In 2012 Aker Solutions had
aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 45 billion. The company is
listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

This press release may include forward-looking information or statements and
is subject to our disclaimer. See www.akersolutions.com.

The information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 


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