Pune, Sep 10 (UNI) Raymond Carlsen, Executive Vice President of Aker Solutions and Head of its Subsea business area, has inaugurated the new offices of Aker Solutions in the Prabhavee Tech Park, here.
The office will cater to the engineering design and supply management needs of Subsea business area worldwide. It currently employed 140 employees and has plans to expand the head count to 175 by the yearend.
The facility, which is a part of Aker Solutions' Indian subsidiary Aker Powergas, was in addition to its existing project execution centre located in the same area, which employed 335 personnel and caters to the process industry in India and abroad.
The Subsea business area of Aker Solutions is playing a significant role in the Reliance KG-D6 and MA projects, India's very first deep sea oil and gas production facility. In order to service the cutting edge systems and equipment of these facilities of national importance, the Subsea business area has already set up a service facility in Kakinada.
The continuing expansion signifies the strong belief of Aker Solutions in the hydrocarbon production potential of India's continental shelf and its desire to leverage India's intellectual capital and manufacturing capabilities.
Aker Powergas, a member of the process and construction business area of Aker Solutions, employed nearly 1800 specialist engineers and supporting personnel in India. The company, in an expansion mode, equipped itself to meet the growing needs of its customer sectors in India and abroad. Industrial sectors like oil and gas, oil refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, and metals are those that are catered to, worldwide.
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