Aker BP enters digital collaborations for offshore Norway wells

Aker BP has formed alliance agreements with Maersk Drilling and Halliburton for jackups and with Odfjell Drilling and Halliburton for semisubmersibles.

Offshore staff

LYSAKER, NorwayAker BP has formed alliance agreements with Maersk Drilling and Halliburton for jackups and with Odfjell Drilling and Halliburton for semisubmersibles.

The Drilling & Wells alliances will plan and execute sanctioned production and exploration drilling activities using an integrated well delivery model.

Halliburton will provide Aker BP’s well construction activities performed from either a Maersk-supplied jackup or an Odfjell-provided semi, assuming approval from the license partners.

Both framework agreements run for five years, extendable by up to five more years.

Jørn Madsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling, said: “Maersk Drilling is looking forward to utilizing our high performance jackups as a platform to implementdigital solutions to improve drilling efficiency and lower total well cost for Aker BP.”

Nagaraj Srinivasan, svp, Landmark andHalliburton Digital Solutions, added: “Our Digital Well Program built on an open community will enable Aker BP and other service providers to better collaborate and align around the oil and gas digital twin for lean process execution and optimal drilling decisions.”

11/21/2017

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