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29.10 . 2019

Saudi Aramco and AKER ASA collaboration on 4th industrial revolution addressing sustainability and green environment

Saudi Aramco further strengthens its role in sustainable energy innovation and technology adoption through a collaboration with AKER ASA.

RIYADH/OSLO, 29 October 2019 – Saudi Aramco and AKER ASA (“Aker”) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop synergies on industrial digitalization and sustainability initiatives. The non-binding MoU has an emphasis on sustainability and green solutions, with a strong focus on enabling the digital transformation of industrial companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

23.10 . 2019

Aker and REV Ocean Pledge USD 11 million to Technology Initiatives for a Healthy Ocean

Oslo, 23 October 2019 – The Aker Group, REV Ocean and The Resource Group (TRG) today announced a joint pledge of USD 11 million to three initiatives dedicated to developing disruptive technology solutions for a healthy and productive ocean.

24.09 . 2019

Aker Group and World Economic Forum Launch Technology Centre for Ocean and Environment

Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Norway to harness digital innovation for a sustainable and profitable ocean economy

New York, 24 September 2019 – The Aker group and the World Economic Forum (WEF) today announced the establishment of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Norway (C4IR Norway), dedicated to harnessing the advances of technology to preserve our ocean and improve the environmental footprint of ocean industries. Through public-private partnerships, the Centre will develop governance frameworks and solutions for a sustainable and profitable ocean economy, using digital technology ranging from Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Blockchain.

11.01 . 2019

Aker ASA: Torbjørn Kjus joins Aker as Chief Economist

Aker ASA has recruited Torbjørn Kjus (48) as Chief Economist, effective 30 January, 2019.

10.09 . 2018

The foundation VI aims to improve the quality of life for 605,000 Norwegians with disabilities.

Compared to able- bodied, people with disabilities can experience lower quality of life, poorer health and greater isolation. There are also far fewer opportunities to participate in exercise and other leisure activities. To address these differences, Kjell Inge Røkke and Aker have launched a foundation named VI (English WE).

05.06 . 2018

AKER ENERGY: AKER ENERGY BECOMES OPERATOR OF THE DWT/CTP BLOCK IN GHANA AFTER ACQUIRING HESS GHANA

(Oslo, 1 June 2018) Aker Energy Ghana AS, a subsidiary of Aker Energy AS ("Aker Energy") has completed the acquisition of Hess Ghana, the operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block ("DWT/CTP") with a 50 percent participating interest in the license. Aker Energy will work closely with licence partners and authorities to submit a Plan of Development ("PoD") in second half of 2018 with anticipated first oil in fourth quarter of 2021.

05.12 . 2016

A story of never giving up

Aker is celebrating its 175 year anniversary. Its history is filled with ups and downs. It's a story of never giving up. 

14.09 . 2016

Aker ASA's presentation at the Pareto Conference

14 September 2016 - Aker ASA's Head of Investor Relations Marianne Stigset held the following presentation at the Pareto Securities Oil and Offshore conference in Oslo today.

06.09 . 2016

Aker's 175th anniversary

Aker ASA (Aker) traces it roots back to 1841, to a smithy with industrial ambitions on the banks of the Akerselva river in Christiania (Oslo). For the past 175 years, Aker has led the  development of internationally focused, knowledge-based industry in Norway.

07.06 . 2016

Solstad Offshore ASA announces plan for refinancing with Aker ASA

Solstad Offshore ASA (‘Solstad’) has together with Aker ASA (‘Aker’), and with indicative support from its lending banks and bondholders, developed a financing plan to strengthen Solstad’s balance sheet.

02.06 . 2016

Aker sells its shares in Havfisk and Norway Seafoods to Lerøy

Aker Capital AS and Aker Capital II AS ("Aker"), two wholly-owned subsidiaries of Aker ASA, have today entered into an agreement with Lerøy Seafood Group ASA ("Lerøy") to sell Aker's 63.21 per cent ownership stake in Havfisk ASA ("Havfisk") for NOK 36.50 per share and Aker's 73.63 per cent ownership stake in Norway Seafoods Group AS ("Norway Seafoods") for NOK 1.0 per share. Havfisk Chairman and Aker Chief Financial Officer Frank O. Reite has also agreed to sell his 1 026 632 shares in Havfisk for NOK 36.50 per share. Reite holds his shares through the company Fausken Invest AS.

18.03 . 2016

Norway Royal Salmon and Aker look to the future of offshore aquaculture

Norway Royal Salmon ASA (NRS) and Aker ASA (Aker) today submitted a joint application for development licenses for the farming of salmon. Together, the companies have developed a new offshore aquaculture farming concept that facilitates sustainable growth in areas that the aquaculture technology thus far has not been able to exploit

10.09 . 2015

Aker Scholarship to sponsor talent

Anne Grete Eidsvig and Kjell Inge Røkke are establishing the Aker Scholarship in partnership with Aker ASA to support master’s and PhD studies at internationally leading universities. The scholarship will help provide talented Norwegian students with world-class ideas, networks, and expertise. Aker Scholarship’s objective is to inspire recipients to make a difference in the development of Norwegian business, industry, and society for the benefit of generations to come.

03.09 . 2015
11.06 . 2015

Sylvia Brustad slutter i Aker

Sylvia Brustad har takket ja til tilbudet om å bli reiselivssjef i Hamarregionen, og hun fratrer 1. juli stillingen som daglig leder i Aker Kværner Holding AS. Juridisk direktør i Aker ASA, Arild Støren Frick, vil som en tilleggsfunksjon overta som leder av Aker Kværner Holding, eierselskapet som er største aksjonær i Aker Solutions, Akastor og Kværner.

12.03 . 2015

Aker Investor Day - Tuesday 17th March, 2015

AKER COMPANIES will host an INVESTOR DAY on Tuesday 17th March at 10:30 a.m. CET (09:30 UK Time). The day is available via Video Webcast with the option to dial in for Audio only.  You can attend all or individual presentations.

24.01 . 2014

Financial Supervisory Authority turns TRS extension case over to Oekokrim

Following an investigation into a total return swap (TRS) agreement entered into by Aker ASA with exposure to shares in Aker Solutions ASA, the Financial Supervisory Authority informed Aker on 24 January 2013 that the case has been turned over to the economic and environmental crimes authority (Oekokrim) on the grounds of potential violation of insider trading rules.

27.06 . 2013

Edward Ross from Fidelity Joins Aker’s Investment Team

Aker ASA has recruited Edward Ross (39) as investment director responsible for Aker Solutions ASA, Kvaerner ASA, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Ocean Yield ASA, with effect from September 2013.

30.04 . 2013

Aker enters TRS agreement

30 April 2013 - Aker ASA has today entered into a TRS (Total Return Swap) agreement with exposure to 1 500 000 shares in Aker Solutions ASA. The expiration date of the TRS agreement is November 1st 2013 and the settlement price in the agreement is NOK 83.717325 share.

14.01 . 2013

Renewed agreement on corporate social responsibility

Aker has renewed an international framework agreement with Fellesforbundet, IndustriALL Global Union, NITO and Tekna. The agreement unites and commits the parties to cooperation between Aker-owned companies, employees and society at large.

01.10 . 2012

Revised date for Capital Markets Day

Aker will host a Capital Markets Day on 26 November 2012 (changed from the previously announced date of 27 November 2012) in Oslo. The event will be webcast live and can be accessed on the Company's website www.akerasa.com .