"Deepsea Nordkapp" News

Siemens to Upgrade Odfjell Drilling's Offshore Rigs to Minimize Emissions

Jan 27, 2021

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling will retrofit two of its deepwater, semi-submersible drilling rigs with the Siemens Energy BlueDrive DC-Grid system, with the aim to reduce emissions.The Siemens Energy BlueDrive DC-Grid…

Aker BP Makes Minor Oil and Gas Discovery in Norwegian Sea

Nov 12, 2020

Norwegian oil and company Aker BP has made a minor oil and gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea.According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Aker BP ASA, as the operator of the production licence 127 C, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6607/12-4 and appraisal well 6607/12-4 A…

Double Offshore Drilling Go-Ahead for Aker BP

Jul 22, 2020

The Norwegian authorities on Wednesday granted oil company Aker BP consents to use the Maersk Integrator and Deepsea Nordkapp drilling rigs at the Ivar Aasen and Alvheim fields, respectively.At the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, Aker BP…

Aker BP Secures Approval for Two Norwegian Sea Wells

Jun 25, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has secured regulatory approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill two wells in a block in the Norwegian Sea.Under the plan, Aker BP will drill wells 6607/12-4 and 6607/12-4 A in the production license 127 C…

Aker BP Makes Small Gas Discovery off Norway

Apr 06, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has made a minor gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea, 210 kilometers west of Brønnøysund.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported on Monday that Aker BP had completed the drilling of the wildcat well 6506/5-1 S…

Aker BP to Use Deepsea Nordkapp Rig For Alvheim Producer

Jan 10, 2020

The Norwegian offshore safety regulator PSA Norway has given its consent for Aker BP to use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Nordkapp drilling rig to drill at the Alvheim field, off Norway.The consent covers the use of the Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible…

Aker BP Gearing Up for North Sea Appraisal Well Spud

Jan 08, 2020

Aker BP has received permission to drill an appraisal well in the North Sea offshore Norway.The appraisal well 25/2-22 S will be drilled to delineate the size of the Liatårnet discovery which was proven in the production license 442 in 2019…

From Marginal to Major

Dec 19, 2019

It’s not your typical marginal field — centered on a concrete gravity-based structure (GBS) that once boasted production records — but Draugen in the Norwegian Sea had become “immaterial” to Shell. When it first delivered oil in 1993, Norwegians looked forward to the spoils in 1…

Aker Extends Deepsea Nordkapp Job

Dec 18, 2019

Aker BP, the oil exploration and development company focusing petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, has exercised the first one-year option for Odfjel Drilling’s Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig.According to a press note from Odfjell Drilling…

Dry well on Skumnisse near the Draugen field

Nov 06, 2019

OKEA completed drilling of appraisal well 6407/9-12 on the Skumnisse prospect, north-east of the Draugen field. The well will now be permanently plugged and abandoned as a dry well.The well targeted an extension of the Upper Jurassic Rogn Formation…

PGNiG Makes Shrek Discovery

Oct 15, 2019

PGNiG announced it has made a discovery in the Shrek prospect in the Norwegian Sea, about 210 kilometers northwest of Brønnøysund.Based to preliminary estimates, recoverable resources range between 19 million and 38 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe)…

OKEA to Live Stream Draugen Drilling

Oct 15, 2019

OKEA said it will live stream the drilling log from a pair of appraisal wells on the Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea.OKEA, which took over as the field's operator in December 2018, said on Tuesday it will live stream the drilling log from the drilling operations on Twitch…

Okea Gets Consent for Draugen Drilling

Sep 24, 2019

Norwegian oil company Okea ASA Okea has been granted safety consent to drill its first operated wells off Norway, with drilling of a pair of probes near its Draugen field due to start next month.  According to a press note, the Norway's Petroleum…

PGNiG Starts Norwegian Drilling

Sep 02, 2019

Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG said its unit PGNiG Upstream Norway started drilling an exploration well in licence area PL838 (the Shrek prospect) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, for the first time in the role of the operator…

PGNiG to Drill Shrek Wildcat

Aug 16, 2019

The Norwegian subsidiary of Polish state-controlled energy company PGNiG has received a permit to drill a wildcat well in the Shrek prospect, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced on Friday.Well 6507/5-9 S will be the first drilled in production licence 838 in the Norwegian Sea…

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