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Statoil Cancels Contract for West Epsilon Jack-Up Rig
9/28/2016 - Statoil has cancelled the final phase of the contract with North Atlantic Drilling for the West Epsilon jack-up rig. The rig has been on contract to Statoil since 29 December 2010, performing operatio...
Songa Enabler Commences Drilling Contract with Statoil
7/29/2016 - Songa Enabler has commenced drilling operations on 29 July 2016 in the Barents Sea. The rig is now on operating rate under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil on the Norwegian continental sh...
Claxton Awarded Decommissioning Contract with Statoil Claxton, an
7/27/2016 - Claxton, an Acteon company, has been awarded a contract with Statoil to provide ‘rigless recovery’ of seven abandoned wells on the Huldra platform, located in the Norwegian Continental Shelf. ...
Acknowledgement of Compliance for Songa Enabler
Acknowledgement of Compliance for Songa Enabler 7/20/2016 - Songa Offshore has received the PSA's Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for Songa Enabler. Songa Enabler is a semi-submersible facility and the fourth of the Cat D rigs that Songa is building for St...
Statoil Suspends Contract for Songa Delta Semi-Sub
6/21/2016 - Statoil will suspend the Songa Delta contract after the current well, Slemmestad, in the North Sea. From end June, 2016, the rig will go on 75% suspension rate (USD 277.000 per day). The expected resu...
Cancellation of Rig Contract
5/23/2016 - Statoil has, on behalf of the Aasta Hansteen licence, decided to cancel the contract with Seadrill for the West Hercules drilling rig. On contract with Statoil since 31 January 2013, the rig has carri...
Songa Offshore Takes Delivery of Songa Enabler
3/31/2016 - Songa Offshore has taken delivery of Songa Enabler from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. ...
iSURVEY Strengthens North Sea Presence with New Contracts
3/16/2016 - iSURVEY Group, a leading provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas and telecommunications sectors, has boosted its North Sea presence following a number of contract wins an...
Statoil Terminating Rig Contract
3/6/2016 - Statoil has, on behalf of the Troll licence, decided to use its contractual right to terminate the contract with COSL Offshore Management AS for the chartering of the mobile rig COSLInnovator. ...
Statoil Starts Production Drilling on Johan Sverdrup
3/1/2016 - At 00:00 on Tuesday 1 March the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig commenced on the first of a total of 35 wells to be drilled in the first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development. “The Deepsea Atlan...
Statoil Cancels Contract with Sub-leased Rig
2/17/2016 - Statoil has decided to cancel the contract with Maersk Gallant. The Maersk rig has been on contract with Statoil for two years, since 21 August 2014, and since 9 October it has been sub-chartered to C...
FOE Stands Firm on Cancellation of Newbuild Semisub Contract with HHI
2/4/2016 - Norway's Fred Olsen Energy ASA (FOE) referred to a previous notice advising that South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) had raised claims against Bollsta Dolphin Pte. Ltd. (Bollsta), a ...
Seadrill Delays Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Deliveries
1/15/2016 - Seadrill Limited (SDRL) reached an agreement with DSME shipyard to defer the delivery of two ultra-deepwater drillships, the West Aquila and West Libra, until the second quarter of 2018 and first quar...
Maersk Rig to Drill Wildcat for Total Offshore Norway
1/14/2016 - Total E&P (Total) is the operator for production licence 618 and has received consent to drill exploration well 1/5-5 using Maersk Gallant. The coordinates of the well will be: 56° 43' 48" N; and 02° ...
Det Norske Receives Consent to Use Transocean Winner Facility
1/8/2016 - Det norske oljeselskap ASA has received consent to use the Transocean Winner mobile drilling facility for production drilling and completion on the Volund field. ...
Songa Endurance Starts Drilling at Troll Offshore Norway
12/31/2015 - Songa Endurance has commenced drilling operations under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil at the Troll Field on the Norwegian continental shelf, and the rig is now on operating rate. Songa...
Weather Causes Injuries Onboard Drilling Rig in North Sea
12/30/2015 - At 5 pm on Wednesday December 30, Statoil and COSL were informed that three persons had been injured on the COSL Innovator when a heavy wave hit the rig. Statoil and COSL have mobilized their emergenc...
Brasse Rig Contract and Enoch Production Resumes
Brasse Rig Contract and Enoch Production Resumes 12/17/2015 - Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce the award of a rig contrac...
Rig Contract Cancellation
12/17/2015 - Statoil has decided to cancel the contract with Transocean for the drillship Discoverer Americas. The drillship has been on contract with Statoil since 2009, supporting Statoil’s exploration activitie...
Songa Offshore Takes Delivery of Songa Encourage Rig
Songa Offshore Takes Delivery of Songa Encourage Rig 12/16/2015 - Songa Offshore has taken delivery of Songa Encourage - the third Category D rig - from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. ...

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