On March 20th at 00:00 hrs. Deepsea Stavanger could start its contract and prepare to spud its first well on the Maria field, this was according to the earliest commencement date in the contract. The milestone has been reached throughout a tremendous effort by the onshore and offshore teams that have been involved in the project phase during the last year.
Deepsea Stavanger left CCB on March 1st according to plan and has carried out “inshore testing” prior to start sailing to location on Wednesday March 15th.
Some final DP tests were performed during Sunday 19th, and the rig was accepted by Wintershall for startup of operations late Sunday evening.
Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a 2-year fixed contract with no limit of 1-year options from TAQA Bratani for Drilling and Maintenance services on five platforms on the UK continental shelf.
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 3 April 2017 whereby Odfjell Drilling announced a letter of intent for its semi-submersible Deepsea Bergen.
Odfjell Drilling has, on 31 May 2017, signed a letter of award ("LoA") with Statoil to secure Deepsea Bergen for drilling activities in 2018-2019.
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 15 March 2017 whereby Odfjell Drilling announced a letter of intent for its semi-submersible Deepsea Bergen.
Odfjell Drilling has received a letter of intent from an undisclosed party for further employment for its 3rd generation semi-submersible, Deepsea Bergen, for one firm exploration well plus optional sidetrack and well testing on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (“NCS”).