Valhall News

Aker BP Makes Minor Oil and Gas Discovery Near Valhall Field

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has made a minor oil and gas discovery at the Overly prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The wildcat well, formally known as well 2/8-19, was drilled about 10 kilometers north of the Valhall field…

Potential Norway Oil and Gas Strike May Hit Output

Jun 10, 2022

Norway's petroleum output could be reduced by unspecified amount if workers go on strike at nine offshore fields on Sunday, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Friday.Some 845 workers out of roughly 7,500 employees on offshore…

Norway Oil and Gas Workers Threaten Strike

Jun 03, 2022

At least 647 Norwegian oil workers plan to strike from June 12 if state-brokered wage mediation fails, labour unions said on Friday, putting some crude output at risk of shutdown although gas may not be affected.Workers are seeking above-inflation…

Aker BP's Hod B Field Starts Production

Apr 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has started production from the Hod B field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Production start-up comes less than two years after the first steel was cut for the unmanned Hod B platform at Aker Solutions’ yard in Verdal…

Techouse Wins One of Its Largest Contracts at Aker BP's Valhall Field

Feb 28, 2022

The Modification Alliance – Aker Solutions and Aker BP have selected the Norwegian technology company Techouse to deliver the Sulphate Removal Unit (SRU) for the Valhall IP platform in the North Sea off Norway, after a FEED delivery in 2021…

PSA Norway Grants Aker BP Approval to Use Hod B Platform

Mar 21, 2022

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Aker BP its approval to use the Hod B platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.Hod B is a normally unmanned installation (NUI), installed in August last year at the Hod field, offshore Norway…

Aker BP Awards FEED Deals for King Lear, Valhall Fields

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian oil company Aker BP on Monday said it had awarded contracts to alliance partners for front-end engineering and design (FEED) valued at approximately 440 million kroner (around $49 million).The contracts, awarded to Aker Solutions, ABB…

Pandion Energy to Buy One-Dyas Norge, Double Production with Nova Field Start-up

Mar 09, 2022

Norwegian oil company Pandion Energy agreed to buy ONE-Dyas Holdings B.V.'s Norwegian subsidiary ONE-Dyas Norge AS for an undisclosed fee. The deal includes a 10 percent share of the Nova offshore field in the North Sea field, and a total of 11 exploration licenses…

Aker BP, Lundin Enter Merger Plan

Feb 15, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP said Tuesday it had officially entered into a merger plan with Lundin Energy, following the proposed merger announcement in December 2021, that will create Norway's second-largest oil producer.The parties at the time said explained that…

Maersk Drilling, Aker BP in Jack-Up Rig Swap Deal

Jan 17, 2022

Danish offshore oil and gas drilling company Maersk Drilling and the Norwegian oil company Aker BP have entered into a rig swap agreement .Under the agreement, the jack-up rig Maersk Reacher will be replaced by the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk…

Maersk Drilling Nets Long-term Contract for Maersk Reacher Jack-up Rig

Jan 19, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with TotalEnergies E&P Danmark for its jack-up drilling rig Maersk Reacher.TotalEnergies will use the Maersk Reacher for well intervention services in the Danish North Sea. The contract is expected to start in July 2022…

Aker BP to Acquire Lundin Energy's Oil and Gas Business

Dec 21, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business, through a statutory merger, creating the second-largest oil and gas producer on the Norwegian Continental shelf.The transaction values the acquired assets to approximately NOK 125 billion (13…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

Aker BP Taps Techouse for Valhall Sulfate Removal

Aug 25, 2021

Stavanger-based company Techouse has secured a contract with the Norwegian oil firm Aker BP to perform the front-end engineering and design extension study for the Sulfate Removal Unit (SRU) for the Valhall IP platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea…

VIDEO: Pioneering Spirit Vessel Removes Valhall Platform Jacket

Jul 06, 2021

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit offshore installation and decommissioning vessel has earlier this month removed 2500-t Valhall Quarters Platform (QP) lower jacket out of the water in the North Sea, off Norway.'The jacket on Valhall QP has now been removed and is on its way to Stord for recycling…

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