Aker Solutions has received a contract from Petrobras to provide maintenance and modifications services for nine oil and gas platforms in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.

Valued at more than R$250m ($60.39m), the contract is valid for a period of three years and includes an option for a two-year extension.

The scope of work includes renovating, repairing and upgrading offshore production units for Petrobras’ Campos Basin Operational Unit (UO-BC).

In addition, Aker Solutions will manage the yard where replacement parts and other equipment will be fabricated.

The Campos Basin extends around 100,000km², ranging from the outskirts of Vitoria to Arraial do Cabo, off the northern coast of Rio de Janeiro offshore Brazil.

Petrobras’ discoveries in the Campos Basin include Albacora, Marlim, Roncador, Barracuda, and Caratinga.

"The Campos Basin extends around 100,000km², ranging from the outskirts of Vitoria to Arraial do Cabo, off the northern coast of Rio de Janeiro offshore Brazil."

Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo said: “We are pleased to expand our business in Brazil, a key international market.

“This is the second big contract we have signed after entering the maintenance and modification market in Brazil, reinforcing the importance of having a complete portfolio and being able to provide an integrated solution from concept to decommissioning.”

The contract services will be delivered from Aker Solutions’ majority-owned CSE Mecânica e Instrumentação services base in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro.

The project will commence next month, with final deliveries slated for 2021.

Earlier this month, Aker Solutions secured a maintenance and modifications contract extension with Point Resources.

The company also secured additional hook-up and commissioning work for Equinor‘s Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway last month.