"Deepsea Nordkapp" News

Aker BP Makes Oil and Gas Find Near Skarv Field

Aug 15, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has made an oil and gas discovery 14 km northeast of the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea and 220 kilometers west of Sandnessjøen, Norway.The wildcat well 6507/3-15 encountered an oil and gas column totaling about 115 meters in the Fangst and Båt groups…

Norway: Aker BP Strikes Gas at Storjo Offshore Prospect

Jul 11, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has struck gas at the Storjo offshore exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.According to Aker BP, the well 6507/2-6, drilled using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig, has encountered gas in several geological formations…

Aker BP Drills Duster at Laushornet Prospect Offshore Norway

May 12, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has drilled a dry well in the production licence 685, in the Norwegian section of the North Sea, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.The NPD said Thursday that Aker BP had concluded the drilling of wildcat well 35/4-3…

Name Change for Northern Ocean's Offshore Drilling Rig Duo

Mar 10, 2022

Oslo-listed drilling contractor Northern Ocean on Thursday said Thursday that it would change the names of its two semi-submersible drilling rigs West Bollsta and West Mira.The two 6th generation offshore drilling rigs, used for drilling operations offshore Norway…

Aker BP to Use Odfjell's Deepsea Nordkapp Drilling Rig for KEG Development Wells

Feb 15, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has exercised a scope-based option to use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig to drill development wells at the recently approved Kobra East Gekko (KEG) project.Odfjell Drilling…

Aker BP, Equinor Get Drilling Permits for North Sea Wildcats

Jan 31, 2022

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for the wildcat well well 35/4-3 in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Located in the production license 685, the well will be drilled using Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig…

Odfjell Drilling to Spin Off Well Services and Energy Arms into Odfjell Technology

Jan 31, 2022

Norwegian offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling said Monday it was contemplating spinning off its Well Services and Energy segments into a newly established company, Odfjell Technology. The plan is also to list the shares in Odfjell Technology on the Oslo Stock Exchange…

Aker BP to Drill Pilot Well at Hanz Field

Jan 13, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to drill a pilot well in the North Sea, off Norway.Using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig, Aker BP will the pilot well 25/10-U-8…

Aker BP to Lower North Sea Discovery Size Estimate after Appraisal Well Disappoints

Sep 01, 2021

Aker BP is set to lower the size estimate of the 2019-made Liatårnet discovery in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, after the related appraisal well hit lower than expected hydrocarbon volumes.The company said that pending further analysis…

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…

Aker BP Makes Small Gas Find in Barents Sea

Jul 20, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has made a minor gas discovery in the Barents Sea offshore Norway, which is currently seen as not big enough to warrant development.According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, the oil firm has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7234/6-1…

Equinor Drills Duster Near Wisting Discovery in Barents Sea

Jun 03, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has drilled a dry exploration well near the Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, the exploration target of the well was to prove petroleum…

Equinor, Aker BP Granted Drilling Permits for Wells Off Norway

May 28, 2021

Oil and gas companies Equinor and Aker BP have received drilling permits from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill wells in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, respectively.Under the NPD permit announced Friday, Aker BP will, using…

Equinor Gets Green Light to Drill Barents Sea Well

Mar 29, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has won a drilling permit to drill an appraisal well in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), which granted the permit, said Equinor would drill the well, formally known as well 7322/6-1 S…

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling Rig's Scope

Mar 22, 2021

Just days after exercising a one-well option for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig, Norway's oil and gas firm Equinor has exercised another one.The offshore drilling company said Monday: 'Further to our press…

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