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Kaefer wins contract worth NOK 1.6 billion

British Petroleum gives Kaefer Energy the contract for maintenance services on all of the company’s platforms in Norway. The contract period is up to 9 years including options and has a value of NOK 1.6 billion (€ 176 million). Kaefer states that this deal increases job security for employees.



Oil industry wants new layoff regulation

Several oil actors, worker unions and business associations has asked the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for more flexible temporary layoff regulation. As a provisional solution, the industry wants to increase the maximum layoff period from 30 – 52 weeks. The oil companies and unions believes this measure can prevent downsizing. Minister Tord Lien has said that the government is not planning to change the regulation anytime soon.



Aker wins billion NOK contract at Ekofisk and Eldfisk

ConocoPhillips has awarded Aker a contract worth approximately NOK 1 – 3 billion (€ 105 – 316 million) for maintenance and modification services at Ekofisk and Eldfisk fields in the North Sea. The contract period is 5 years with options for up to 3 years. Aker states that this contract is very important for the company.



Norwegian oil companies explore opportunities in Iran

Since sanctions against Iran has been relieved, several Norwegian oil companies and suppliers are exploring business opportunities in the country. Statoil and Aker has previously operated in Iran and are not rejecting the possibility of a comeback. Next month, Iran will conduct an important roadshow in London to showcase business prospects and make connections with potential partners.


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