Odfjell Drilling is a privately-owned international drilling, well service and engineering company with 3000 employees. Odfjell Drilling was founded in 1973 but the maritime roots go back to 1914 and the petroleum engagement back to the mid sixties. The Company has been involved in international drilling operations since the early seventies and has since carried out drilling operations in the North Sea and worldwide for nearly four decades.
Odfjell Drilling operates ultra deep water and harsh environment mobile offshore units in Norway and internationally in addition to being a major supplier of personnel for drilling operations and maintenance on fixed and floating production platforms in the North Sea. The company provides comprehensive engineering services to petroleum operations worldwide, and has a substantial market position in well services.
We have worldwide experience from the operation of semisubmersibles, drillships, jackups and modular drilling units and currently owns and operates several semisubmersibles internationally and in the North Sea.
Ultra deep water fleet
During the recent years Odfjell Drilling has invested heavily in the renewal of its company fleet, covering state of the art 6th generation ultra deepwater drilling units capable for worldwide operations in all environmental conditions.
Platform Drilling & Technology and Well services business units
Odfjell Drilling & Technology (OD&T) is a leading contractor in the production drilling and engineering market. Odfjell Well Services (OWS) is a major North Sea player and a global provider of casing services and tool rentals.
Onshore Support Centre and Real Time Collaboration
Odfjell Drilling operate our rigs from Onshore Support Centres in order to enhance offshore – onshore collaboration. Odfjell Drilling puts offshore hands-on experience to work, combining onshore engineering and planning skills in an efficient integrated operations system.
The clients profits
- Increased efficiency
- Reduced down time
- Reduced costs
- Improved planning and security
Zero fault philosophy
We believe QHSE is a tool to continuously improve operations, and we have adopted a “zero fault philosophy” as the main goal for our Corporate Management System. The results show that the “zero fault philosophy” has a positive impact on our operations in terms of both safety and quality of our drilling operations.
Three business areas - one leading company
Odfjell Drilling’s three business areas all take part in keeping our company at the forefront, both on the operational and technological side.
- Mobile Offshore Drilling Units
- Platform Drilling & Technology
- Well Services