Total has spudded the Luiperd-1X well, offshore South Africa, as ExxonMobil has confirmed its exit from the state.
South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has welcomed Odjfell Drilling’s Deepsea Stavanger to Cape Towin.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Aker BP consent to use the Deepsea Stavanger rig within the Skarv field.
Odfjell's Deepsea Stavaner has been signed up by JX Nippon Exploration and Production to drill one exploration well West of Shetland.
Wintershall has awarded Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger a $175million contract for the drilling of production wells on the Maria field in the Haltenbanken area of the North Sea.