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Aker Solutions Beats Forecasts

Aker Solutions beat second-quarter earnings on Wednesday citing demand from the offshore oil sector despite price pressure from ongoing high capacity.Service providers are slowly recovering from a 2014 slump in oil prices that prompted companies to curb offshore projects.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), excluding one-offs, rose to 629 million crowns ($73 million) from 441 million crowns a year earlier.That beat the 585 million crowns expected by four analysts in a Refinitiv poll."There is still a lot of capacity available in some areas, not all," Chief

Workers assembling subsea equipment at Aker Solutions factory in Brazil. Photo: Aker Solutions

Interview: Woodson Ferreira, Aker Solutions, Brazil

time of uncertainty and caution, but we are optimistic about the gradual recovery. The Brazilian potential remains one of the largest in the world, we have the technology, capacity and capacity of the market. -- Woodson Ferreira – Vice President of Subsea Lifecycle Services in Brazil Aker Solutions is a leading subsea equipment and service provider in Brazil, having participated in pre-salt and post-salt subsea field designs, equipment installation, IMR and other life of field services. Marine Technology Reporter’s correspondent in Brazil, Claudio Paschoa, interviews Woodson Ferreira

(Left) Inge Alme from Lloyd’s Register Energy and (Right) Gaute Fardal, Lead Group Category Manager at Aker Solutions. (Photo: Lloyd’s Register)

Aker Solutions, LR Partner on Subsea O&G Engineering

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Aker Solutions collaborate under a new global framework agreement to drive efficiency in engineering and subsea oil and gas developments.   With this new global framework agreement in place, Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions can further improve efficiency and uphold their position as forerunner in advanced technologies for the offshore oil and gas industry, LR said in announcing the partnership today.   Commenting on the achievement, Lead Group Category Manager, Gaute Fardal from Aker Solutions, said, “Our expectations to the agreement

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Alu Design Operator Chair Lands Star Role In 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

Norway’s Alu Design is set to make its Hollywood debut in the latest Transformers blockbuster, with the news that its MH OCH 300 operator chair has secured a role in Paramount Pictures’ Transformers: Age of Extinction. The seat, created for Aker Solutions in 2012, will now be seen “at the heart” of the film’s set design, starring alongside actors such as Mark Wahlberg, Kesley Grammer and Stanley Tucci.   It’s a bewildering development for Kristiansand-based Alu Design, a market leader in the design and manufacture of advanced pilot chairs and deck

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