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Aker Oil And Gas Technology Adds Marine Division Agreement With MarAd To Develop Safety System

Aker Marine, Inc. has been founded as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aker Oil and Gas Technology, Inc., to be based in Houston. The new company provides specialized marine contracting services based on engineering solutions for installation of deepwater mooring systems, pipelines and outfalls, terminal systems, and subsea systems.

Aker Marine will concentrate on projects in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, while its Norwegian affiliate, Aker Marine A.S., will coordinate other worldwide efforts.

The new company will draw upon the experience and technology developed by the Marine Services Department of Aker Omega, Inc., which recently was awarded a contract for the structural design of Amerada Hess Corporation's South Marsh Island 192 platform.

Senior management of the company includes: • Ulf Henriksen, president/CEO; • Pete Dove, general manager; • Harry Wilson, operations manager; • Don Hardin, technical manager; and • Hans Treu, chief engineer. For more information on Aker Marine, Inc.

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