IKM Cleandrill has signed a three-year framework agreement with Aker BP for top hole drilling fluid return (MRR) services.
Aker BP has started production from the viper-kobra field.
Aker BP is to press ahead with new exploration in the North Sea.
Archer has confirmed an extension of a North Sea drilling deal with Aker BP.
Aker BP is expected to press ahead with a number of major development projects after the merger between the two companies was completed.
Newly-formed Aker BP said today that its integration process was on track after revealing third quarter revenues of $248million.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted consent for production start-up of the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea.
Verus Petroleum has gone back on the acquisition trail by upping its stake in a North Sea field in a deal thought to be worth tens of millions of pounds.
The newly formed Aker BP has taken over a string of Tullow Norge’s licences.
Det Norske is to make up to 12 staff members redundant while 50 contractor positions could go by the end of the year.
A merger between BP Norge and Det Norske could lead to redundancies, according to reports.