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

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 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 region.”

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

For more information, please visit the Aker Solutions website.