ASCO awarded contract extension by Aker BP

ASCO is pleased to announce it has secured a contract extension with the leading oil exploration and development company, Aker BP ASA, as it continues to strengthen its partnerships in Norway.

The contract extension will see ASCO continue to deliver integrated supply base management, transport and freight management, and logistics services for Aker BP in Tananger, Sandnessjøen and Farsund, which will be delivered over a three 3-year period.

Through the partnership, ASCO will work with Aker BP to develop further opportunities for digitisation including the optimisation, simplification and streamlining of processes.

Øyvind Salte, Commercial Director, ASCO Norge, commented: "We are very pleased to extend our agreement with Aker BP into 2021, which signifies a strategic partnership spanning over two decades. This latest contract win is testament to ASCO's commitment to developing sustainable and high performing relationships with our customers.

"We are looking forward to continuing to grow our operations in Norway, and further strengthening our relationship with Aker BP through this latest contract."

Photo caption: L to R - Commercial Director ASCO Norge; Øyvind Salte and Logistics Manager, Aker BP, Vegard E Olsen 

Notes to editors: 

ASCO provide specialist materials and equipment management from demand creation to fulfilment. By deploying lean methodology, innovative systems, and leveraging data analytics, ASCO is at the forefront of driving supply chain efficiency in the oil and gas industry. The company is headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland and operates globally from over 70 locations worldwide, and employs over 1,500 people.

Supply base management operations are augmented by a suite of complementary services, including materials and warehouse management, waste management, decommissioning, transport and logistics, training, personnel provision, fuel services and marine management. ASCO also delivers a range of specialist technical and advisory services in marine, materials and inventory and lifting operations. Operations are delivered using world class technology via our proprietary integrated Logistics Management System (iLMS). ASCO is owned by DH Private Equity Partners and ASCO Management. To find out more, visit