Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions to deliver drilling equipment package for a new rig in Azerbaijan

Aker Solutions ASA : Aker Solutions to deliver drilling equipment package for
                           a new rig in Azerbaijan

10 July 2013 - Aker Solutions won a contract from Caspian Drilling Company Ltd
(CDC) to provide a complete topside equipment package for a new
semi-submersible drilling rig in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Aker Solutions to deliver drilling equipment package for a new rig in
AzerbaijanThe parties agreed not to disclose the value of the order.

Aker Solutions has previously delivered drilling equipment to eight drilling
rigs operating in the Caspian Sea. Two of the rigs are semi submersible and
operated by CDC.

"The contract confirms our strong position in the Caspian market and our
long-lasting relationship with CDC," said Roy Dyrseth, head of Aker Solutions'
drilling technologies business. "We are pleased to secure more work in
Azerbaijan after making significant investments in our infrastructure in the

Aker Solutions last year opened a new facility in Baku to improve its offering
of services in the region.

The equipment will mainly be constructed and assembled at Aker Solutions'
facilities in Kristiansand and Asker in Norway as well as in Erkelenz in

Installation and commissioning services will be performed by the Caspian
Shipyard Company Ltd., where Keppel Fels is the major shareholder. Delivery is
scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.


For further information, please contact:

Ivar Simensen, VP Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 59 41 90, Mob:
+47 46 40 23 17, E-mail: ivar.simensen@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: lasse.torkildsen@akersolutions.com

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

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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.


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