Aker Solutions

North of Scotland

Aker hails Dyce subsea base

April 27, 2018

Aker Solutions UK country manager Sian Lloyd Rees said yesterday the £8 million spent on the firm’s rejuvenated subsea services base would help “build a world-class service capability” in Aberdeen.


Aker Solutions wins Norway deal

April 20, 2016

Aker Solutions has struck a deal with Lundin Norway for its offshore developments. “We are pleased to have this opportunity to work long term with Lundin,” said Per Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions’ Norwegian operations. Read the full article on Energy Voice here.

North of Scotland

Oil and gas firm to cut 11% of UK workforce

April 18, 2016

Aker Solutions today confirmed it would cut up to 11% of its UK workforce. The service firm said a “continued market slowdown” had forced it to shed 280 permanent positions, mainly from its Aberdeen and London offices. For more details, see our sister website, Energy Voice.


Familiar tale as engineer looks to career change

March 25, 2016

Marc Wiggin is 36 and lives in Newmachar. Until recently, he was a subsea structural engineer contracted to Aker Solutions. After his contract was terminated due to lack of work, he decided to look to another industry for new beginnings. Read the article on Energy Voice.   


Aker Solutions to cut a further 600 jobs

March 14, 2016

Aker Solutions said it plans to make 600 further job losses from the company as it looks to streamline costs. The company said the roles affected would be at locations across Norway, including Forneby, Moss, Tranby and Agotnes. Read the full story on Energy Voice here.


Meet the graduate

June 2, 2015

Rebecca Beadie, 24, from Stonehaven, is a graduate mechanical engineer with Aker Solutions. Her qualifications include a Masters in mechanical engineering (integrated masters – five-year course) at University of Aberdeen.


Graduates put skills into practice

November 3, 2014

An Aberdeen-based apprenticeship training firm has played host to graduate engineers from a major oil services company participating in an individually tailored hands-on workshop course.