Aker Solutions ASA, Oslo, expanded its subsea business to Sweden by opening an office in Frölunda outside Gothenburg to tap into that country's engineering market. The office currently includes a team of 13 engineers under managing director Jesper Ericsson but is expected to expand to a staff of 50 by the end of 2012. The company is already considering a new office location closer to the center of Gothenburg. Aker Solutions sees "plenty of interesting opportunities," with the global subsea oil and gas market, which is expected to grow in coming years, "driven particularly by field developments in deep and ultra-deep waters." Ericsson noted, "Sweden has not played...

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