The new deals, valued at approximately $2.9 billion over 3 years, cover services for liner hangers, downhole monitoring, and additional completions on the NCS. Called Eelume, the underwater drone will perform subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair work. A project of “firsts,” Equinor’s Aasta Hansteen spar platform began producing gas on 16 December, opening a new region for gas export to Europe and the UK. Aqualis Offshore and Aker BP have signed a 5-year frame agreement. Aker was awarded 23 new production licenses by the Norway Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on 16 January.