"Deepsea Stavanger" News

Lundin's Melstein Prospect in Norwegian Sea Comes Up Dry

Jan 17, 2022

Oil and gas company Lundin Energy has drilled a dry well at the Melstein prospect in the production licence 886, offshore Norway.The wildcat well has been drilled about 72 km east of the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea and 55 km northwest of Kristiansund…

Equinor Cleared to Drill at Statfjord Kile

Dec 30, 2021

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said it has given Equinor the green light to perform exploration drilling in block 34/4 in the Snorre field in the North Sea.Equinor will drill the 34/4-17 S well at Statfjord Kile using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger…

Equinor to Drill More Oil and Gas Exploration Wells Off Norway in 2022

Dec 15, 2021

Equinor will drill more oil and gas exploration wells off its native Norway in 2022 than this year to help sustain the company's future cash flow, a senior executive said on Tuesday.The majority state-owned company plans to drill 25 exploration well in Norway…

Norway: Lundin Gets OK to Drill at Melstein Prospect

Dec 09, 2021

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety regulator PSA Norway has granted Lundin Energy Norway consent to drill an exploration well in block 6306/9 in the Norwegian sea.Lundin Energy will use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig for the operation…

Odfjell Drilling Nets One-well Gig with Lundin Energy for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

Dec 01, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has awarded a one-well contract to Odfjell Drilling for the use of the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig off Norway.The rig owner said Wednesday that the well had been exercised as part of the options agreed in…

Lundin Energy Gets Drilling Permit for Norwegian Sea Wildcat

Nov 24, 2021

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin Energy has obtained a drilling permit for an offshore exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.The company will use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig to drill the 6306/9-1 wildcat well in the production licence 886…

Aker BP Makes Non-Commercial Oil Find in North Sea Off Norway

Nov 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has made a minor oil discovery at the well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect - in the Norwegian section of the North Sea.The Lyderhorn East well was drilled about 17 kilometers southwest of the Bøyla field in the North Sea…

Lundin Energy Drills Dry Well in North Sea, Off Norway

Oct 22, 2021

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin Energy has drilled a dry well at the Dovregubben prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The exploration well 17/8-1 was drilled about 70 kilometers southeast of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea and 140 kilometers southwest of Stavanger…

Aker BP Gets Drilling Permit for Lyderhorn East Offshore Well

Oct 18, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has received a drilling permit for an exploration well to be drilled in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect -  is located in the production license 1041. It will be drilled…

Norway: Lundin Drills Duster at Merckx Prospect in North Sea

Oct 08, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has failed to find hydrocarbons at its Merckx prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Friday that Lundin, as the operator of production licence 981 where the well is located…

Equinor Adds Another Well to Deepsea Stavanger Rig Scope

Sep 27, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has exercised one additional well to be added to Odfjell Drilling Deepsea Stavanger rig's drilling contract.The well has been exercised under the Continued Optionality mechanism in the contract entered into between the parties in May 2020…

Lundin Energy's Lille Prinsen Appraisal Drilling a Success

Sep 16, 2021

Swedish oil firm Lundin Energy has completed appraisal wells on the Lille Prinsen discovery, north of the Edvard Grieg field in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The two wells have confirmed a combined updated gross resource range of 12 – 60 million…

How an Offshore Drilling Contractor Ended Up in the Renewables Business

Sep 14, 2021

A little over a year ago, Norwegian offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling announced its entry into the offshore renewables space, through its investment in Oceanwind AS, a company working on developing harsh environment floating offshore wind turbines…

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…

Lundin Energy Gets Nod for North Sea Wildcat

Aug 18, 2021

Lundin Energy has obtained a license to drill a wildcat well in the production license 976, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted the Swedish firm permission for the well 17/8-1.Lundin will use…

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