"Martin Linge" News

Siemens Energy to Electrify Troll West

Sep 16, 2021

Siemens Energy has earlier this month won a contract with Norway's Aker Solutions to supply the complete packages for the electrical transmission, distribution, and power management system (PMS) for the Troll West electrification project in the North Sea…

Equinor Extends Maersk Rig's Stay at Martin Linge Field

Jul 09, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor Energy has exercised an option to add well intervention work to the previously agreed contract for Maersk Drilling's Maersk Intrepid jack-up drilling rig.The agreement is for work at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway…

Equinor's Martin Linge Field Brought Online after Years of Delays

Jul 01, 2021

After years of delays, and hefty cost overruns Equinor's Martin Linge oil and gas field in the North Sea off Norway, has come on on stream.The field, which was originally expected to start producing in 2016, finally started production on Wednesday at 21…

UTC: The Race to the Lowest Emission Barrel

Jun 16, 2021

Operators have called for greater certification and ‘provenance’ of oil and gas production and encourage competition when it comes to lowest emission barrels as they position their businesses to align with the energy transition.Speaking at the…

Contract Extension: Wood to Keep Supporting Equinor's Offshore Assets in Norway

Jun 16, 2021

Engineering firm Wood has secured an extension of its existing framework agreement with the Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor. Wood will continue to support Equinor's offshore assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf as part of the agreement…

Maersk Drilling Secures Well Intervention Gig with Equinor

May 27, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won further work for its Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig with Equinor in Norway.Namely, Equinor has exercised an option to add well intervention work at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway to…

'Floatel Endurance' Gets Extended Stay at Equinor's Martin Linge Field

Mar 30, 2021

Floatel, a provider of offshore accommodation rigs for the international offshore energy industry, has secured a contract extension for its Floatel Endurance semi-submersible unit in Norway.Floatel, which last week announced it had successfully…

Equinor Adds One More Well to Maersk Intrepid Jack-up Rig Contract

Feb 11, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has added one more well to the work scope of Maersk Drilling's jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid. The rig will drill an additional development well at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway.Maersk Drilling said Thursday that had an estimated duration of 80 days…

Altus, Archer Bag Wireline Services Deals with Equinor

Jan 19, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded Altus Intervention and Archer Integrated Services framework contracts for supplying integrated wireline services within well intervention to Equinor’s fixed platforms. Altus Intervention will provide services at the Gina Krog…

Equinor Breaches Safety Rules at Martin Linge Field - Norway Regulator

Jan 06, 2021

Norway's Equinor has breached safety regulations at its long-delayed Martin Linge oil and gas development and must fix the problems before output can begin, an industry regulator said on Tuesday.Following an audit of control, monitoring and safety systems…

First Results Are In: Maersk Drilling's Hybrid Jack-Up Cuts CO2 Emissions by 25%

Dec 17, 2020

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling's Maersk Intrepid jack-up drilling unit, recently converted to a hybrid, low-emission rig, has in its first month of operation since the upgrade, seen its CO2 emissions drop by 25%, and NOx by 95%, according to the rig owner…

Losing Control? Norway's Oil workers Fear for Future as Platforms Go Remote

Oct 20, 2020

A shift to operating oil rigs remotely from land, which has been accelerated by lower crude prices, has rekindled concerns among Norwegian unions over the impact on the safety of offshore workers and the loss of well-paid jobs.These fears were highlighted by Lederne…

Norway: Offshore Projects See Delays, Rise in Costs on Weak NOK, Virus

Oct 07, 2020

Equinor, Norway's largest oil company, said Tuesday that the Covid-19 pandemic and weakened Norwegian krone have negatively impacted some of its offshore development projects in Norway, however, the company said that its 'combined project portfolio is still very resilient…

Aker Solutions to Electrify Edvard Grieg Platform

Sep 24, 2020

Lundin Energy, a Swedish oil and gas company with operations in Norway, has hired the Norwegian engineering and construction giant Aker Solutions to help it electrify its Edvard Grieg offshore oil platform in the North Sea.Under the contract…

Equinor to Drill New Wells at North Sea Field as Several Previously Drilled Wells Unsafe for Production

Sep 08, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor is planning to drill new wells at its Martin Linge development in the North Sea, after discovering that several previously drilled wells do not have the necessary barriers and that bringing them online would not be safe…

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