Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; North Eastern Scotland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Mining / Quarrying
Mining And Quarrying
Mining Support Service Activities
09 - Mining support service activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 May 2012
Employment effect (start)
15 May 2012
Foreseen end date
15 May 2014


Oil and gas firm Akers Solutions has announced plans to create 500 new jobs in North East Scotland over the next two years. The move is part of a wider expansion plan aiming at growth rate targets for 2011 to 2015. Last year the company created 350 new jobs in Scotland.

Akers Solution currently employs 2,700 people in Scotland in its bases in Dyce and Portlethen.


  • 15 May 2012: BBC News


Eurofound (2012), Aker Solutions, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 73605, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73605.