About Det norske

Aker BP now

Aker BP ASA is fully fledged oil company with exploration, development and production of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian shelf. Det norske is headquartered in Fornebu, outside of Oslo, with offices in Trondheim, Stavanger, Harstad and Sandnessjøen.

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Aker BP – Creating the leading independent E&P company.

The history of Aker BP

The new history of the Aker BP ASA started with the establishment of the oil company Pertra in Trondheim in 2001. The businesses that today are part of Aker BP started, however long before that.

From Det Norske Oljeselskap in 1971, to NOIL. From the small company founded in Trondheim, Pertra, to a part of PGS and Talisman, then to the independent “new” Pertra again. Mergers and expansions – read more.

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