Aker ASA and Schlumberger Deepens Collaboration
Aker Solutions, Schlumberger and Subsea 7 are establishing a joint venture, bringing together and strengthening the three companies’ commitment to innovation and efficiency in subsea production. The joint venture combines substantial know-how and innovative technologies to help customers unlock reserves and lowering development costs, and offer low-carbon technology for customers meet their decarbonization goals.
Renewable energy and green technologies
Aker Horizons is a holding company with a portfolio of companies in the renewable energy and green technologies space, and with focus on long-term value creation. Through Aker Horizons, Aker is taking an active role to develop and operate in broader and rapidly growing renewable energy and green technology segments.
A future-oriented oil and gas company
The merger between Aker BP and Lundin Energy’s E&P business in Norway was completed in June, 2022. The merged company is the second largest operating company on the NCS. Aker BP is committed to lead the way when it comes to low-cost, low-carbon, profitable growth and attractive dividends, as well as bringing about fundamental improvements through digitalization. An increase in activity levels create ripple effects for the supplier industry, along with tens of thousands of jobs with highly competent companies across the country.
RunwayFBU: A venture capital fund and techhub
Aker has established a new home for tech, data and entrepreneurship. The new early-stage venture capital fund and tech hub, RunwayFBU, is a USD 35 million VC fund, which will invest in early to mid-stage start-ups software-driven technology companies built by ambitious entrepreneurs.
Aker ASA joins First Movers Coalition as Founding Member
During the first week of COP26 in Glasgow in 2021, US President Joe Biden announced First Movers Coalition. A new initiative set to fast-track the development of emerging green technologies. The First Movers Coalition (FMC) is an initiative by the World Economic Forum and US special envoy for the environment John Kerry to drive demand for decarbonizing technologies, by encouraging some of the world’s leading companies commit their spending power toward low carbon products. Aker, together with some of the world’s biggest companies, are joining the FMC as a founding member.
An ocean technology centre
Together with Aker, The World Economic Forum has established C4IR Ocean - a center for the fourth industrial revolution. The goal is to use technology and digital innovation for sustainable and profitable ocean economy. The technology centre's flagship is the Ocean Data Platform, built on Cognite Data Fusion.
Sustainable seafood growth
By combining SalMar and Aker’s unmatched expertise in the fields of salmon farming, the design and construction of offshore installations, industrial software and environmental technology, the ambition is to build a globally leading enterprise engaging in offshore aquaculture, both far out to sea and in coastal areas exposed to harsh weather conditions.