Statoil extends Aker Solutions refinery contract

Energy company Statoil has exercised a one-year option to extend its contract with engineering and construction services provider Aker Solutions at the Mongstad refinery in Norway.

The estimated contract value for 2011 totals approximately NOK100m (£11m) and the work will occupy about 120 employees from Aker Solutions in Bergen, Norway.

The scope of work for Aker Solutions mainly comprises minor modifications to increase robustness and generally improve the facility.

The option period commences on 1 January 2011.