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Offshore Drilling & Completion: North Sea & Europe

Strong flow rate from west of Shetland basement well

Hurricane Energy has updated its analysis of a 1-km (0.6-mi) horizontal appraisal well drilled earlier this year at the basement Lancaster oil discovery west of Shetland.

License issue stalls offshore Dorset well plans

InfraStrata and its partners Corfe Energy and Brigantes Energy have modified their drilling plans for the P1918 license offshore Dorset, southern England.

Centrica proves more gas in North Sea Pegasus area

Centrica has discovered gas in the Pegasus West structure in the UK southern North Sea, according to partner Atlantic Petroleum. 

Statoil plans second drilling technique test on North Sea Troll well

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned use of the semisubmersible COSLInnovator for production drilling on the Troll field in the North Sea, using the controlled mud level (CML) method.

iSURVEY completes Bibby Offshore contract

iSURVEY Offshore Ltd. has completed a contract with Bibby Offshore’s ROV division.

Expro joins BP’s Quad 204 project

Expro has secured a subsea contract from BP plc for the Quad 204 project, which is located west of the Shetland Isles in the UK sector of the North Sea.

Norske Shell gets go-ahead for Draugen subsea operation

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved A/S Norske Shell’s request to use the G1 subsea well on the Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea.

Statoil permanently shuts down Huldra

Statoil ASA has permanently shut down Huldra in the Norwegian North Sea.

Drilling under way on Vollgrav South offshore Norway

The semisubmersible Bredford Dolphin has spudded a well on the Vollgrav South prospect in the Norwegian North Sea for Lundin Norway.

Shell selects riserless mud recovery for Malikai wells

Shell has contracted IKM Energy Services to provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system for the Malikai project offshore Sabah.


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