Petter Nilsen: With a passion for technology

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NBAS, Innovation Norway and Norwegian Energy Partners hosted a special insights panel Offshore Wind on the 24th February. Petter Nilsen, Managing Director at AOS Offshore offered his valuable insights on business opportunities in South-East Asia and the region. Learn more here. 

NBAS-member Petter has almost 30 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry and started his career in Norway. His background is marine operations and deep-water mooring systems for drilling rigs, FPSO’s and Floating and windfarms around the world. 

He is formerly the co-founder and CEO of Viking Seatech Group and moved into APAC in 2008 to head up its further development in the region. 

With a passion for new technology

After exiting Viking Moorings in 2012 he has co-founded various companies out of Singapore and the recent years he has been focusing on developing AOS Offshore into a leading specialist supply and Asset Integrity company in Asia Pacific region. He has a strong passion towards new technology and aerial and subsea drones has made AOS Offshore to be an innovative partner for their clients to solve complex problems without human exposure.  

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Petter Nilsen, Managing Director at AOS Offshore

AOS Offshore is a leading supply company to the Offshore Oil & Gas industry. Through their networks and structure, they are able to source equipment directly from manufacturers worldwide within the marine and drilling segment.

Combining high quality with cost-effectiveness

The key focus in AOS Offshore’ R&D programmes are to bring new high quality inspection and cost-effective technology in to both existing marine related industries such as offshore platforms, drilling rigs, FPSO’s and floating and gravity-based windfarm projects. The efforts have resulted in long term contracts with leading companies in the region for inspection programmes and preservation/repair of assets 

AOS Offshore is currently involved in inspection and asset integrity projects throughout the APAC region and are currently venturing into long term inspection programmes for windfarms in Europe. 

Drone inspection for future windfarm projects

AOS Offshore can help future windfarm projects to early adapt into the future of inspection and asset integrity planning, for both aerial and subsea drones. Learn more here. 

Innovation projects

Together with the Vopak Innovation team, AOS Offshore came up with a diverless solution for inspection of their jetty piled. Vopak has as a worldwide HSEQ goal to replace all exposed manual labour with more safe and efficient methods using new technology. Read more about the exciting new solution here. 

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Photo credit: AOS Offshore and Vopak

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NBAS is collaborating with upcoming artists in Singapore and Norway to showcase their work, while we get a creative take on our graphic profile. In February 2021, NBAS will be featuring Chris Chai. Check out his artwork here.