On 16 January 2017, Aker BP announced year-end 2016 P50 reserves of 711 mmboe.
On 17 January 2017, Aker BP was offered 21 new licences, including 13 operatorships in the in the Awards in Pre-defined Areas (APA) 2016 licensing round.
On 7 February, Aker BP announced that development costs for Johan Sverdrup has been further reduced.
On 13 February, Aker BP announced an oil discovery at the Filicudi prospect in the Barents Sea.
On 17 February, Aker BP dispersed USD 62.5 million in dividends to shareholders