"Deepsea Nordkapp" News

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…

Aker BP Extends Deepsea Nordkapp Offshore Rig Contract by One Year

Mar 22, 2021

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has exercised the second one-year option for the extension of the contract for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible drilling rig.The extension will begin after the expiry of the first optional period in June 2022…

Samsung Heavy Ordered to Pay $411M to Stena Drilling in Canceled Offshore Rig Order Case

Mar 09, 2021

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries must pay $411 million to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling, a London arbitration tribunal has ruled.The spat between the two companies began after Stena Drilling in 2017 terminated…

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…

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