"Deepsea Aberdeen" News

Odfjell Drilling Rig Wins More Work with Equinor

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has awarded Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig more work in Norway.Odfjell Drilling said Tuesday that Equinor had elected to use the rig for three offshore wells.'The wells have…

Odfjell Drilling, Equinor Sign Offshore Drilling Rig LoI

Jul 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has signed a letter of intent with oil company Equinor for the use of its Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig for the development of the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 offshore Norway.The letter…

Odfjell is Hiring

Mar 27, 2019

Offshore driller Odfjell Drilling plans to recruit more than 200 personnel as it adds two new semisubmersible drilling rigs to its fleet.The Norwegian-headquartered company, which will mobilize the two sixth generation semisubmersibles for drilling…

BP's Glen Lyon comes onstream

May 22, 2017

BP has launched a 'return to growth' for its North Sea business after marking first oil from the Quad 204 project, west of Shetland on the UK Continental Shelf.   Quad 204 is redevelopment of the 1 billion barrel plus Schiehallion and Loyal fields…

Glen Lyon FPSO sets sail

Dec 10, 2015

BP has reached a major milestone with its Quad 204 redevelopment project 175km west of Shetland. The firm's new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the Glen Lyon, has left Hyundai Heavy Industries' yard in South Korea and started sea trials…

Bells and whistles

Dec 01, 2015

Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Aberdeen has all the bells and whistles for working west of Shetland. Elaine Maslin takes a look. Deepsea Aberdeen working west of Sheltand. Photo from Odfjell Drilling…

Busy work

Sep 01, 2015

Introducing a new FPSO into a brownfield while overhauling the subsea infrastructure led to a complex multi-year SIMOPS campaign for Technip. Elaine Maslin reports. A GIS image (above) shows the complexity of the SIMOPS at Quad 204…

Odfjell: Weak MODU market 2015-2017

May 22, 2015

The mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) market continues to weaken in 2015, reports Odfjell Drilling during its 1Q 2015 investor presentation. The North Sea rig supplier expects the weak MODU market to continue during the next couple of years…

Deepsea Aberdeen starts on Quad 204

Apr 22, 2015

Norway-based Odfjell's newbuild deepwater semisubmersible Deepsea Aberdeen has started drilling operations under a seven-year contract with BP on the Quad 204 field development project West of Shetland, UK. Deepsea Aberdeen (pictured)…

Odfjell sinks but inks Johan Sverdrup contract

Feb 25, 2015

Norwegian drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has sunk into the red and suspended 2014 dividents after taking a major write-down on its Deep Sea Metro assets.  The firm's US$27 million loss comes despite the firm today (25 February) also announcing a large contract win on the giant $15…

Odfjell gets hands on Deepsea Aberdeen

Nov 06, 2014

Odfjell Drilling has taken delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen semisubmersible drilling rig from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea.  Deepsea Aberdeen, pictured, is a sixth generation ultra deepwater and harsh environment semisubmersible of enhanced GVA 7500 design…

Odfjell Drilling wins Statoil contract

Sep 10, 2014

Statoil awarded Odfjell Well Services a contract for tubular running services and rental services on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The frame agreement is for tubular running services on a selection of Statoil’s installations…

Deepsea Aberdeen close to sea trials

Jun 27, 2014

The naming ceremony of the semisubmersible rig Deepsea Aberdeen was celebrated at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea 25 June.  The sea trials will roll out from July-August. Odfjell Drilling…

Rig sinks in Korean yard

Dec 30, 2013

A semisubmersible drilling rig under construction at a yard in Korea is resting on the seabed after water entered the pontoon hull and the unit sank. The rig, Deepsea Aberdeen, is being built for Odfjell Drilling at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard in Korea…

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