Norwegian oil giant Equinor has been granted a multi-million pound extension on its Troll Phase 3 project.
Norwegian operator Statoil has been given the green light for drilling on the giant Troll gas field, in the North Sea.
Norway is turning on the taps at Europe’s biggest offshore gas field at just the right time for Britain.
Songa Offshore said one of its rigs is currently being repaired after a blowout preventer equipment failure while final tests were being carried out on location at Statoil’s Troll field. The company said all required spare parts are on the Songa Endurance ready to resolve the incident.
Aker Solutions has confirmed the oil worker killed when a freak wave hit the COSL Innovator drilling rig worked the Norwegian oil services firm.
Songa Endurance has commenced drilling operations for its eight year deal with Statoil.
Drilling rig Songa Equinox has commenced drilling operations under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil at the Troll Field on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Statoil has received consent to use the COSL Innovator mobile drilling facility for drilling, completion, intervention, workover and well plugging on the Troll field.
Drilling contractor Songa Offshore has taken delivery of the latest addition to its rig fleet.