Claxton signs master service agreement (MSA) with Aker BP21 July 2020
Claxton, a leading supplier of engineering and services for shallow-water, jackup-depth markets in subsea services group Acteon, is pleased to announce the signing of a master service agreement (MSA). The MSA covers Aker BP’s Norwegian operations and includes Claxton’s range of drilling support services and asset life extension and decommissioning equipment and services. The agreement is initially for four years, with four options for two-year extensions to give a total of 12 years.
This award comes shortly after Claxton’s move to a new facility in Forus, Stavanger, with increased capabilities that enable it to better support customers such as Aker BP. Nick Marriott, Claxton Norway general manager, says, “We recognise the importance of the Norwegian market. Moving to the new facility allows us to grow our in-country support for risers and tensioning, and our range of well and structural cutting equipment and services. We firmly believe that we can grow our presence in Norway. On a personal note, I am excited to being returning to Norway after several decades away.”
Vegard Dale, Claxton’s regional business development manager, adds, “This agreement is the culmination of several years’ discussions and I am delighted to have seen this through, from inception to signing. Aker BP has been very supportive during the process and we are looking forward keenly to growing our relationship.”
Claxton, an Acteon company, is the leading supplier of engineering and services for shallow-water, jackup-depth markets. The company draws on more than three decades of industry experience to provide services for well systems, structures and pipelines across the life of a field – from pre-drilling to drilling, production and decommissioning. Claxton provides first-class tailored engineering and holds a large on-call rental inventory. Claxton’s responsive service, alongside numerous field-proven innovations, has helped it to establish an enviable reputation.
Acteon provides a range of industry-leading products and services to support marine and subsea projects for the renewable, nearshore construction and oil and gas sectors across all phases of the lifecycle. They develop and engineer solutions and integrated services using data and knowledge-based insight across their customers’ dynamic floating and fixed physical infrastructure.
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