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, on behalf of Golden Close Maritime Corp. Ltd., secured a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a two well contract in South-East Asia for Deepsea Metro I.
An important milestone was reached on 16 March when Odfjell Drilling received PSA’s Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for Deepsea Stavanger.
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 “high pressure high temperature”-well (“HPHT-well”) plus options for two additional HPHT-wells on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (“NCS”).