Aker Solutions wins Gullfaks South contract

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(Thomson Reuters ONE) -

28 December 2012 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a topside modification
contract by Statoil to increase oil recovery at Gullfaks South. Estimated
contract value is NOK 180 million.

The main object of the project is to deliver topside modification for tie-in of
two new templates, located at Gullfaks South, to Gullfaks A, plus topside
modification for re-routing production from existing template D from Gullfaks A
to Gullfaks C.

Scope of work under the Gullfaks South increased oil recovery topside project
includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning
assistance (EPCIc).

"This will be a challenging and exciting job. It is an important assignment for
Aker Solutions, which shows that we are competitive on jobs in all levels of the
market. We are pleased that Statoil renews their trust in our topside
modification services," says Tore Sjursen, head of Aker Solutions' maintenance,
modifications and operations business.

Maintenance and modifications work will help to increase oil recovery rate and
extend the life of the Gullfaks field.

The Gullfaks South increased oil recovery topside EPCIc assignment will be
executed by Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and operations team in
Bergen, Norway. Pre-fabrication will be performed at Aker Solutions'
fabrications facilities at Aagotnes, Bergen.

Project completion date is estimated to the end of 2014.

Aker Solutions' contract party is Aker Solutions MMO AS.


For further information, please contact:

Endre Johansen, Vice President Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel:
+47 22 94 58 91 , Mob: +47 41 61 06 05, E-mail: endre.johansen(at)akersolutions.com

Investor relations:
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39,
Mob: +47 911 37 194.

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

Career opportunities:
Visit http://www.akersolutions.com/careers

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 field.

Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas
drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately
25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and
use technologies that deliver their 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 2011 Aker Solutions had aggregated
annual revenues of approximately NOK 36.5 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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Date: 12/28/2012 - 02:30
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