Odfjell Drilling has announced that Equinor has exercised options for seven wells to extend the use of the Deepsea Aberdeen on the Breidablikk field.
Norwegian drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has struck two rig contracts with the country’s state-owned oil giant.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor (OSLO: EQNR) has tied down two Odfjell Drilling rigs for further well campaigns.
And would they bring a rig to Aberdeen? “Yeah,” says CEO Kjetil Gjersdal.
Odfjell Drilling (OSLO: ODL) remains comfortably in the black after a “highly impactful and exciting year” for the contractor.
Almost 100 offshore workers employed by contractor Odfjell are set to strike on board two flagship BP assets in a dispute over rotas and leave.
Aker BP has signed new ‘alliance’ agreements for rigs and wells with Noble Corporation, Odfjell Drilling and Halliburton, as it looks to bring a wave of new projects online in the coming years.
Odfjell Drilling has booked further work for the Deepsea Yantai, with the Norwegian arm of PGNiG securing the unit to drill the Tomcat exploration well in mid-2024.
Neptune Energy has booked the Deepsea Yantai rig to drill two further wells in Norwegian waters next year.
An inquiry into an offshore lifting incident - that ended up with a piece of kit falling onto the seabed - has been published.
Odfjell Drilling has announced a series of bookings for its Deepsea Yantai rig, as OMV and Shell look to secure the unit for drilling and well decommissioning work in the North Sea.
Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Stavanger has been awarded a firm, five-year contract with Aker BP (OSLO:AKRBP) for work beginning in early 2025.
Unite the union will ballot over 300 drilling workers and contractors over strike action, after members rejected a 5% pay deal.
Aker BP (OSLO:AKRBP) has made a discovery during wildcat drilling near the Skarv field in the northern Norwegian Sea.
Neptune Energy has kicked off drilling on the Ofelia exploration well in the North Sea.
Kjetil Gjersdal will oversee the drilling contractor as its chief executive, following the spin-off of some services into a new technology-focused division.
Equinor (OSLO: EQNR) is exercising options worth £663 million to extend drilling contracts with Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell Drilling.
Odfjell Drilling (OSLO: ODL) plans to split itself into two companies which would see the creation of a dedicated technology spinoff.
North sea operator Serica Energy has extended Odfjell Drilling’s stay on the Bruce platform.
Neptune Energy has extended a contract for Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Yantai drilling rig.
Drilling has begun on four production wells at the field in the Norwegian Sea.
Some of the North Sea oil and gas industry’s biggest players, including Neptune Energy, BP and TotalEnergies, are in the running to pick up a gong at the OGUK Awards.
Drilling contractor Odfjell has been awarded a five-year contract with Taqa in the UK.
An investigation into a “potentially disastrous” issue on one of BP’s UK offshore platforms is under way.
Odfjell Drilling has put 139 offshore workers at risk of redundancy after completing a drilling contract ahead of schedule.