Offshore Drilling & Completion: North Sea & Europe

Asco to support Mariner drilling campaign in North Sea

Statoil (U.K.) has contracted Asco UK to provide supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field development in the East Shetland basin.

Total, Statoil to appraise North Sea discoveries

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned three appraisal wells in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Ivar Aasen jacket nears sailaway to North Sea

Construction activities for the Ivar Aasen project in the Norwegian North Sea are on schedule to deliver first oil late next year, according to operator Det norske oljeselskap.

Lukoil contracts AGR Norwegian CS well software

Lukoil Overseas North Shelf AS has awarded AGR a NOK 1 million ($0.131 million) contract for use of the iQx well intelligence software. 

PSA authorizes Talisman well, probes rig incident

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned exploration drilling on production license 672 in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Statoil to drill new target in Aasta Hansteen area

Statoil has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well 6 km (3.7 mi) northwest of the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea.

Ocean Endeavour spuds Pelican South well in Black Sea

OMV says the semisubmersible Ocean Endeavour has started drilling the Pelican South-1 exploration well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.

Drilling starts at Gemini offshore Norway

The semisubmersible Island Innovator has spudded a well on the Gemini prospect in the central Norwegian North Sea for operator Lundin Norway.

Keppel FELS delivers Maersk Integrator ahead of schedule

Keppel FELS Ltd. has completed and delivered the ultra-harsh jackup rig, Maersk Integrator, to Maersk Drilling 30 days ahead of schedule, on budget, and with a perfect safety record. 

Modified program speeds North Sea conductor installation

Acteon subsidiary Conductor Installation Services (CIS) has completed a conductor installation operation ahead of schedule in the southern North Sea for an unnamed operator.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

Asco to support Mariner drilling campaign in North Sea

February 26, 2015 Statoil (U.K.) has contracted Asco UK to provide supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field development in the East Shetland basin.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

February 26, 2015 Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Total, Statoil to appraise North Sea discoveries

February 26, 2015

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned three appraisal wells in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Diamond scraps six offshore drilling rigs, adds five in year

February 26, 2015

Diamond Offshore has added three drillships and two deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs in 2014.

Ivar Aasen jacket nears sailaway to North Sea

February 25, 2015 Construction activities for the Ivar Aasen project in the Norwegian North Sea are on schedule to deliver first oil late next year, according to ope...

Lukoil contracts AGR Norwegian CS well software

February 23, 2015 Lukoil Overseas North Shelf AS has awarded AGR a NOK 1 million ($0.131 million) contract for use of the iQx well intelligence software. 

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