Valhall News

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…

Aker BP Installs Hod Platform

Aug 10, 2021

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has installed the Hod platform topsides in the North Sea, offshore Norway.In cooperation with Aker Solutions and ABB, Aker BP placed the 2000-tonne topsides on the jacket on the Hod field in the southern part of the North Sea on Sunday…

Gallery: Heerema Completes Hod B Installation

Aug 11, 2021

A day after the Norwegian company Aker BP on Tuesday said it had installed the HOD B platform topsides in the North Sea, off Norway, Dutch contractor Heerema Marine Contractors shared photos of the installation process.Heerema was responsible…

Record-Breaking Platform Delivered to the Hod Field From Aker Solutions’ Yard in Verdal

Aug 04, 2021

On August 4, 2021, the topside of the normally unmanned wellhead platform for the Hod field was transported from Aker Solutions in Verdal to the Aker BP operated field.  Hod B is the second project delivered by Aker BP’s alliance for delivery of fixed platforms…

Heerema Installs Jacket at Aker BP's Hod B Offshore Site

Jul 09, 2021

Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors has installed an offshore jacket as part of Aker BP's HOD B development in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, using its giant Sleipnir semi-submersible installation vessel.'The Hod…

TWMA Secures Further Work with Aker BP in Norway

Jun 15, 2021

Drilling waste management firm TWMA has secured a three-year contract extension to supply its services for Aker BP’s Valhall Flank North and Hod B field development projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).TWMA was awarded a three-year contract in 2019 for drill cuttings handling…

Aker BP Awards 100-day Contract for PSV Viking Prince

Jun 18, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has secured a charter deal for its platform supply vessel Viking Prince.The 2012-built, LNG-powered platform supply vessel will support the drilling operations of the Norwegian oil company Aker BP…

Maersk Drilling to Reactivate Jack-up Rig to Support Aker BP's Valhall Field Work

Mar 29, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won a contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Reacher.Aker BP will use the Maersk Reacher to assist with well intervention, stimulation…

Aker BP Taps FutureOn for Digital Oilfield Solutions

May 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded a contract for the provision of software solutions aimed at helping with field development works to FutureOn, an Oslo-based software company specializing in the provision of digital oilfield solutions…

Aker BP Adds One More Well to Maersk Drilling's Jack-Up Rig Scope

Apr 21, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a one-well contract extension for its Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig with Aker BP in Norway.The contract is expected to start in December 2021, in direct continuation from the rig's current scope for Aker BP…

Plugging the Hole

Mar 01, 2021

Sitting at 49% of the total cost of decommissioning, wells plugging and abandonment (P&A) has long been high on the hit-list on the decommissioning cost reduction agenda. It’s a task that has no returns on the cost to do it, and activity is increasing…

Pandion Energy Acquires Part of Wintershall Dea's Interest in Two Offshore Blocks in Norway

Jan 05, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Pandion Energy has agreed to acquire interests in two offshore production licenses in Norway from Wintershall DEA.Pandion will acquire a 2.5 percent interest in PL 820 S and a 15 percent interest in PL 617, both in the North Sea…

Norway Approves Aker BP's Hod Field Development Plan

Dec 08, 2020

The Norwegian authorities have approved Aker BP's development and operation plan for the Hod field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.Aker BP submitted the plan for development and operation of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in June…

Archer in 5-Year Drilling Services Deal with Aker BP

Nov 24, 2020

Oslo-listed oilfield services provider Archer has won a five-year contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract is for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on the Ula and Valhall installations in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Norway: Around 260 Schlumberger Workers Set to Strike over Pay

Nov 26, 2020

Some 262 oil service workers at Schlumberger's Norwegian subsidiary plan to go on strike from Dec. 3 if negotiations with employers over pay and working conditions fail, the Safe trade union said on Thursday.The negotiations cover drillers, well service crews…

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