Valhall News

DNV GL Inspects Aker BP's Offshore Cranes Remotely

Oct 13, 2020

Maritime classification and services company DNV GL led a pilot project with the Norwegian oil firm Aker BP to remotely inspect three offshore cranes on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.DNV GL performed remote safety inspections of one box boom…

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…

Ex-Aker BP, Halliburton Experts Join Norwegian Wellbore Firm Marwell

Sep 04, 2020

Marwell, a recently established, Stavanger-based, wellbore and completion services company, has made two new senior appointments to run drilling and completions branches. Øystein Eide, until recently with Aker BP, will join the company to lead the drilling and well construction business…

Allseas Taps Kvaerner for Valhall Platforms Recycling

Jun 30, 2020

Offshore installation and decommissioning specialist Allseas has awarded a contract to Norway's Kvaerner to dismantle and recycle three large topsides, three jackets and four bridges from Aker BP's Valhall and Hod fields, with a combined weight of 33 000 tonnes…

PG Flow Solutions Pumps Selected for Aker BP's Hod

Jun 17, 2020

PG Flow Solutions has won a contract to supply pump systems for AKER BP's normally unmanned wellhead platform to be used at the planned Hod field development in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Aker BP last week made the final investment decision for the Hod project…

Aker BP's Valhall Flank West Drilling Program Complete

Jun 22, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has completed the drilling program at its Valhall Flank West project in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Aker BP said last Friday that, over the course of 11 months, the Maersk Invincible drilling rig had set 12 conductors…

Danish Offshore Driller Investing in 'Carbon-Negative' Tech

Jul 29, 2020

Danish offshore oil and gas drilling company Maersk Drilling is stepping up its efforts to reduce emissions associated with its drilling operations.It in June joined a consortium whose aim is to develop an offshore storage solution for CO2 captured in Danish onshore facilities…

Aker BP Cleared to Use Maersk Invincible Rig for P&A at Valhall

May 29, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has secured consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use the Maersk Invincible jack-up rig on its Valhall field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent is for the use of the Maersk Invincible…

Aker BP Files $600M Hod Field Development Plan

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP, with its partner Pandion Energy, has filed the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The Hod field will be developed using a normally unmanned…

Aker BP Cleared to Drill Hod Pilot Hole with Maersk Jack-Up

Jul 09, 2020

Aker BP has received consent to use the Maersk Invincible jack-up rig to drill a pilot hole on the Hod field, offshore Norway.The consent for the use of the Maersk Drilling-owned jack-up was granted this week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

Aker BP Awards Aker Solutions $175,5M Offshore Maintenance Work

Jun 29, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has awarded an offshore maintenance and modification contract worth around $175,5 million to its compatriot offshore services provider Aker Solutions.The contract is for two years and is for maintenance and modification services at Aker BP's Ula…

Subsea 7's Pipelines and Umbilicals for Aker BP's Hod

Jun 30, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore installation giant Subsea 7 will be responsible for the delivery and installation of subsea pipelines and umbilicals at Aker BP's recently sanctioned Hod field development project, in the North Sea offshore Norway.Aker BP…

Half of Norway's Oil Output to be Powered from Shore by Mid-2020s

Jun 26, 2020

Offshore platforms delivering almost half of Norway's oil production might soon be powered from shore, which the government says, would reduce emissions considerably, given that Norway's mainland electricity comes mainly from hydropower and wind farms…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel to Remove Valhall Platforms

Apr 08, 2020

Offshore installation and decommissioning firm Allseas has won a contract to remove three complete offshore platforms and two jackets in Norway for Aker BP.The company said on Wednesday that Aker BP had awarded it a deal for the removal and…

Kvaerner Bags $106M Hod Platform Order from Aker BP

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has ordered the topside and steel substructure from Kvaerner for the normally unmanned wellhead platform at the Hod field. Kvaerner said the deal means that laid-off staff would return to work at its Verdal yard…

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