Rigs News in Norway

Odfjell Signs Drilling Contract for Deepsea Atlantic & Master Frame Agreement with Equinor
5/25/2018 - Reference is made to previous announcement of a Letter of Intent on 16 April 2018. Odfjell Drilling has signed the drilling contract for Deepsea Atlantic for 6 firm wells with an estimated total durat...
Odfjell Purchases Deepsea Nordkapp & Awarded Drilling Contract by Aker BP
4/27/2018 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that Aker BP has awarded Odfjell Drilling a 2 year firm drilling contract with 1+1 year optional periods. The day rates for the drilling contract will be based ...
Statoil Awards Conditional Letter of Intent to Odfjell Drilling
4/16/2018 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that Statoil has awarded a conditional Letter of Intent (LOI) for a drilling contract for Deepsea Atlantic for 6 firm wells with an estimated total duration of ...
Statoil Awards New Drilling Contracts Worth NOK 12 billion
4/3/2018 - Statoil has awarded drilling contracts to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell Drilling for drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of Statoil’s fixed plat...
West Phoenix to Drill in UK & Norway
3/1/2018 - Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. ...
Fugro’s Rig Positioning Services Reduce Mobilisation Time for Statoil
2/5/2018 - Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil. The contract includes positioning of all the Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf toget...
Contracting Rig for Barents Sea Exploration
2/1/2018 - The West Hercules semi-submersible rig has been contracted for drilling two exploration wells in the Barents Sea in 2018, and options to drill another five exploration wells. Statoil and the licenc...
Statoil Receives Consent to Use Songa Endurance
10/16/2017 - Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Songa Endurance mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion on the Troll field. Drilling is scheduled to begin in mid-October 20...
Semco Maritime Receives Important Rig Order in Norway
9/5/2017 - Semco Maritime has won the contract to upgrade the West Elara jack-up rig. Following upgrade, the rig will sail out to undertake a long-term contract in the North Sea for ConocoPhillips, starting up i...
Island Innovator to Drill Fogelberg Appraisal Well
9/1/2017 - Centrica has awarded Island Drilling the contract for drilling an appraisal well at the Fogelberg discovery. The ‘Island Innovator’ drilling rig is scheduled to start operations at Fogelberg in the No...
Borr Drilling Aims to Expand Fleet, Keep Costs Low
8/30/2017 - Borr Drilling, the Norwegian drilling start-up, which listed on the Oslo exchange on Wednesday, said it aimed to expand its fleet, taking advantage of its low cost base. The start-up, launched last y...
Aker BP Hires Odfjell Drilling Rig for Norway
8/10/2017 - Aker BP ASA has awarded an agreement to Odfjell Drilling for the lease of the semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger for a period of approximately 9 months, with commencement in February 2018...
Seadrill Agrees to Sell Three Jack-ups for $225 Million
5/1/2017 - Seadrill Limited (Seadrill), has reached an agreement with Shelf Drilling to sell the West Triton, West Resolute and West Mischief for a total consideration of $225 million subject to customary closin...
Chevron Extends Contract for Blackford Dolphin
1/31/2017 - Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has agreed an extension of its current contract with Chevron North Sea Ltd for the semi-submersible Blackford Dolphin. The extension cover...
Dolphin Drilling Gets One Well Extension for Bideford Dolphin
1/24/2017 - Dolphin Drilling AS, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into a one well contract extension with Statoil for use of the semi-submersible drilling rig Bideford Dolphin for operation on ...
Maersk Drilling Takes Delivery of Newbuild Maersk Invincible
1/6/2017 - Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its fourth XLE jack-up rig, the Maersk Invincible, from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea. Maersk Invincible will now mobilise to t...
Prosafe's Safe Notos Commences Contract with Petrobras
1/2/2017 - Reference is made to press release dated 7 July 2016. Safe Notos has commenced its 3 years and 222 day duration contract for Petrobras on 7 December 2016. Safe Concordia remains on contract. ...
PSA to Investigate Scarabeo 5 Rig Blaze
11/24/2016 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has launched an investigation into a fire which broke out in an engine room on the Scarabeo 5 drilling unit on 22 November 2016. A team from the PSA will tr...
Statoil Temporary Suspends Songa Enabler Mobile Rig
10/31/2016 - Statoil has decided to temporarily suspend the Songa Enabler mobile rig, which was originally scheduled for drilling for the Johan Castberg licence. The suspension will apply from completion of a prod...
Statoil Cancels Stena Don Rig Contract
10/25/2016 - Statoil has decided to cancel the contract with Stena Drilling for the mobile rig Stena Don. The rig has been on contract to Statoil since 7 February 2014, performing operations for the Troll and Fram...

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