Environment

Sustainable management is essential to the future of the industry and the company. Aker Solutions takes a proactive and precautionary approach to environmental management:

  • We strive to minimize the environmental impact of our own and our customers’ activities by providing technology, products and services that are environmentally sound
  • We manage our environmental impact by reducing energy consumption and emissions, and handling waste and spills
  • We continuously challenge ourselves to reduce our environmental footprint

Aker Solutions has identified significant opportunities to address environmental impact through our products and services by being at the forefront of technological developments and predicting customer needs. Recent examples of environmentally friendly solutions include:

  • Subsea factory solutions, including compression and boosting, that avoid huge surface production rigs
  • Subsea systems with electronic operations rather than hydraulic oil

Targets and Initiatives

  • Zero oil spills and a recycling factor of 90 percent
  • Perform Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) on key products to assess environmental impact associated with all stages of a product’s lifecycle
  • Continue to apply Best Available Technology (BAT) analyses in engineering and design phases of projects to ensure solutions with minimum environmental impact
  • Collect data from travel agencies and IT department to analyze impact of Travel Policy
  • Conduct comparative studies of offices and workshops as part of mapping of energy usage and carbon dioxide emissions per location to identify best practice improvement opportunities and solutions