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Wintershall Dea Wraps Begknapp Appraisal Drilling. Eyes Tie-back to Nearby Platforms (Norway)

Sep 06, 2021

Oil and gas firm Wintershall Dea has completed the drilling of an appraisal well on the Bergknapp oil discovery in the Norwegian Sea.Wintershall Dea made the Bergknam discovery in April 2020, using Saipem's Scarabeo 8 offshore drilling rig.The…

Odfjell Drilling Swings to 2Q Profit. Backlog Increased to $2.4B

Aug 26, 2021

Norwegian harsh environment offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling swung to profit in the second quarter of the year, with a reported net profit of $27 million, compared to a loss of $6 million in 2Q 2020.Odfjell Drilling's operating revenue grew to $233 million…

Odfjell Drilling Rig Trifecta: Equinor Hires 'Deepsea Stavanger' for 2022 Drilling

May 26, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has awarded offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling a contract for Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig, adding to the previously awarded deals for two other Odfjell Drilling rigs.The contract for the…

Wintershall DEA Makes Discovery in Norwegian Sea

May 20, 2021

Wintershall DEA Norge, the operator of the production licence 211 in the Norwegian sea has made a gas/condensate and oil discovery at a well located about 12 kilometers north of the Dvalin field, and 270 kilometers north of Kristiansund, Norway…

Wintershall Dea Gets Approval for Norwegian Sea Appraisal Well

Mar 17, 2021

Oil company Wintershall Dea has obtained a drilling permit for the well 6406/3-10 A in the Norwegian Sea.The well will be drilled using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig, after the completion of the drilling of…

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…

Solstad Nets Charters for Platform Supply Vessels in Norway

Dec 14, 2020

Norwegian company Solstad Offshore has won charters for two of its platform supply vessels in Norway.The offshore vessel owner said Monday that its platform supplier 'Normand Serenade' has won a medium-term contract with Wintershall Dea to support…

Odfjell Drilling, Equinor Firm Up Offshore Drilling Deals in Norway

Nov 23, 2020

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has signed firm drilling contracts with Equinor for the use of two of its offshore drilling rigs in Norway.The contracts are for the use of the Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling…

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…

Equinor to Hire Deepsea Aberdeen Rig for Breidablikk Drilling

Oct 05, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor plans to use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig to drill at its Breidablikk project in the North Sea offshore Norway.The Breidablikk field, for which the plan for development and operation was submitted last month…

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…

BP Terminates, Wintershall Hires Odfjell's Deepsea Aberdeen Rig

Sep 21, 2020

Oil major BP has terminated the contract for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig that was due to end in April 2022, the drilling contractor said Monday. Under the contract terms, BP will pay Odfjell Drilling an…

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…

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…

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