Deepsea Nordkapp is the latest addition to Odfjell Drilling’s fleet of harsh environment drilling units. The semi-submersible is an enhanced Moss Maritime CS-60 design, winterized and purposely built for harsh environment areas. The unit will meet Odfjell Drilling’s requirements for delivering highly efficient operations.
Deepsea Nordkapp will now start on its voyage to the Norwegian Continental Shelf for its 2+2 year contract with AkerBP. Commencement of drilling operations is expected to take place in Q2 2019.
“We are very pleased to take delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp and we look forward to start operations for AkerBP later this year. Deepsea Nordkapp is an important contribution to the Alliance with AkerBP and we are well prepared to ensure safe and efficient operations, says Simen Lieungh, CEO of Odfjell Drilling AS.”
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7 January 2019
Odfjell Drilling Ltd.
Odfjell Drilling has today taken delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp from Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea.
Odfjell Drilling has today signed a Letter of Intent for Deepsea Bergen with MOL Norge for one exploration well in direct continuation of the contract with OMV Norge, estimated to expire in Q3/Q4 2019.
Odfjell Drilling has today 11. September 2018 signed a contract with Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited for one firm production well, plus optional wells with commencement in either 2019 or 2020 to be mutually agreed, on the UK Continental Shelf ("UKCS").
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 21 April 2017 whereby Odfjell Drilling announced a one-well contract plus two optional wells for its semi-submersible Deepsea Bergen with OMV (Norge) (“OMV”). The first well was finalized in April 2018 with a successful discovery as earlier reported by OMV.