"Deepsea Stavanger" 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…

Lundin, Odfjell Drilling Sign LoI for Deepsea Stavanger Drilling Rig

Jan 25, 2021

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has signed a letter of intent with the oil company Lundin Energy for the use of its semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger.The letter of intent is subject to the finalization of the contract and final approvals from involved parties…

Africa Energy VP: Luiperd Offshore Discovery Proof South Africa is a World-class Hydrocarbon Spot

Dec 09, 2020

French oil major Total in October struck its second significant discovery offshore South Africa, at the Luiperd-1X well.Luiperd well was drilled to a total depth of about 3,400 meters and encountered 73 meters of net gas condensate pay in well-developed good quality Lower Cretaceous reservoirs…

Equinor Gets OK to Use Deepsea Atlantic Rig on Vigdis Field

Nov 02, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has received regulator consent to use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig for production drilling on the Vigdis offshore field.Vigdis is a field located in the Tampen area in the northern part of the North Sea…

Total Makes Another Major Discovery Offshore South Africa

Oct 28, 2020

French oil major Total has struck another major gas condensate discovery offshore South Africa.The company said Wednesday it had made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin…

Aker BP Hires Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger Drilling Rig

Sep 22, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has signed a drilling contract with Odfjell Drilling.The contract is for the use of Odfjell Drilling's 2010-built Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig.The rig is currently employed by the French oil major Total in South Africa on a $438…

Total Spuds Luiperd-1X Well Offshore South Africa

Aug 28, 2020

After striking a play-opening gas find offshore South Africa in 2019 with the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig, the French oil and gas major Total has brought the same rig back to the country and has started drilling on another closely watched prospect - the Luiperd…

End of the Line for Deepsea Bergen Drilling Rig

Aug 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling will recycle its oldest drilling rig the Deepsea Bergen, to focus on its modern, harsh-environment drilling rigs.In a quarterly update on Thursday, Odfjell said that the Deepsea Bergen rig…

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…

Total to Spud South African Offshore Well by August End, Partner Says

Aug 14, 2020

French oil major Total is expected to start drilling at its Luiperd well, offshore South Africa by the end of August, Africa Energy, Total's partner in the block said Friday.After delays due to COVID-19, Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger…

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…

Deepsea Stavanger Rig Sets Off to Drill for Total in South Africa

Jul 02, 2020

Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig has finally started mobilization to South Africa where it will drill Total's Luiperd well.As reported in May, Total and Odfjell Drilling agreed to keep the Deepsea Stavanger…

COVID-19 Delays Total's South Africa Offshore Drilling Plans

May 19, 2020

French oil major Total has agreed with Odfjell Drilling to keep the Deepsea Stavanger offshore drilling rig idle for a while due to the COVID-19 situation.Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible drilling unit has a contract with Total to drill this year in South Africa…

Jotun's Coatings for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

May 18, 2020

Marine coatings specialist Jotun is taking part in the preparation of Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig for operations in the challenging environment offshore South Africa.Jotun said Monday it was working with Odfjell Drilling…

Dolphin Drilling names HSEQ Director

Apr 24, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has appointed Marianne Leiknes Ulriksen in the new role of Director HSEQ.Joining the company from PSW Group, she will be reporting directly to CEO Bjørnar Iversen, who made the announcement of the HSEQ Director appointment via social media…

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