"Well-Safe Solutions" News

Esgian Week 11 Report: New Discoveries in UK and Namibia

Mar 17, 2024

Esgian reports that drilling contracts have been announced this week for operations in Brazil and the Philippines, and new discoveries have been confirmed in the UK and Namibia in its Week 11 Rig Analytics Market Roundup.ContractsCOSL Drilling…

Esgian Week 7 Report: Earnings Season Starts

Feb 18, 2024

Esgian has released its Week 7 Rig Analytics Market Roundup saying “The earnings season for offshore drilling contractors is officially open following Odfjell Drilling's quarterly report on Thursday. Additionally, new contract awards have been confirmed for Borr Drilling…

Offshore P&A Firm Well-Safe Solutions Secures Multi-Year Deal with BP

Nov 21, 2023

Offshore well plug and abandonment specialist Well-Safe Solutions has agreed a global master agreement with BP lasting until at least September 2026, with two one-year contract extension options available.The agreement will see the well decommissioning company provide BP with project management…

Well-Safe Solutions Adds Appleton Field Well to Well-Safe Defender's P&A Scope

Nov 09, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions has signed a contract with Spirit Energy to add a well from the Appleton field in the UK North Sea to the existing scope of the Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible plugging and abandonment rig…

UK Offshore Well Decommissioning Firm Eyes CCUS and Geothermal Projects with New Appointment

Oct 17, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions is looking to expand its capabilities and venture into the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) and geothermal sectors too.To help facilitate this scope expansion, Well…

UK's Well-Safe Solutions Eyes Lucrative Australian Offshore Decommissioning Market

Jul 20, 2023

1UK-based offshore well plug and abandonment company Well-Safe Solutions, best known for its services in the UK North Sea, is expanding into the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of Massimo Delia as General Manager of newly-created Well-Safe Solutions Pty Ltd…

Awilco Drilling Triumphs in Arbitration Battle Against Keppel FELS, Secures $43M Victory

Nov 24, 2023

Awilco Drilling said Thursday that an arbitration tribunal had ruled in its favor in its second case against Singapore-based Keppel FELS over a rig contract termination. It lost the first in April 2023.Awilco Drilling in 2018 ordered a harsh…

Well-Safe Solutions Introduces New Project Resourcing Group

Aug 29, 2023

International well plug and abandonment specialists Well-Safe Solutions have announced Well-Safe Resources; a new business function focusing on deploying well engineering and project management talent worldwide.The newly-formed Well-Safe Resources service offering will be headed by Steve Combe…

Spirit Energy Reports Record-Breaking Year in Offshore Decommissioning Activities

Aug 03, 2023

UK-based oil and gas company Spirit Energy is reporting its busiest year-to-date in decommissioning activities, with offshore campaigns taking place across the Central North Sea (CNS), Southern North Sea (SNS), and East Irish Sea.The most recent activity to be completed…

VIDEO: Well-Safe Solutions Installs Saturation Diving System on Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Apr 25, 2023

North Sea-focused well plugging and abandonment service provider Well-Safe Solutions has unveiled a D300 saturation diving system aboard its Well-Safe Guardian P&A rig.The custom-built dive spread, with capacity for up to 15 persons, enables…

Well-Safe Solutions, Apache in Multi-year Offshore Well Decommissioning Deal

Feb 15, 2023

Offshore decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions and oil firm Apache Corporation have signed a multi-year framework agreement to plug and abandon wells in the North Sea.The deal provides Apache with access to Well-Safe Solutions' decommissioning rigs…

VIDEO: Well-Safe Solutions Sends Semi-submersible Rig for 14-well P&A Campaign in UK North Sea

Apr 12, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions has deployed its Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible plugging & abandonment unit for work in the North Sea for Spirit Energy.This is the first contract for the Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible rig…

Well-Safe Solutions to Assist in Decommissioning of BP's Kate Field Wells

Mar 09, 2023

Offshore well decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions said Thursday it was supporting the decommissioning of two suspended wells in BP’s Kate field in the North Sea, 220 kilometers from Aberdeen.Under the program, Well-Safe Solutions will provide well-engineering support services…

Rovco Completes Decom Deal with Well-Safe Solutions

Feb 20, 2023

Rovco completed a contract awarded by Well-Safe Solutions to support its well plug and abandonment decommissioning operations in the Southern North Sea. This is the second contract Rovco has secured with Well-Safe Solutions, having previously…

Keppel FELS Wins Arbitration Case Against Awilco Drilling Over Offshore Rig Construction Termination

Apr 25, 2023

An arbitration tribunal this week ruled in favor of Keppel FELS in the case vs. Awilco Drilling over a June 2020 offshore drilling rig construction termination.Awilco Drilling in 2018 ordered the harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig from Keppel…

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