Statoil ties up drilling needs on 10 Norwegian field complexes

Statoil has awarded drilling contracts with a total value of more than NOK12 billion ($1.53 billion) to Archer, KCA Deutag, and Odfjell Drilling.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, NorwayStatoil has awarded drilling contracts with a total value of more than NOK12 billion ($1.53 billion) to Archer, KCA Deutag, and Odfjell Drilling.

These cover provision of completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of Statoil’s fixed platforms offshore Norway, and take effect from Oct. 1, initially for a period of four years.

The deals, which include three two-year extension options, will provide employment for roughly 2,000 personnel per year.

Statoil says one of its aims is to improve its collaboration with drilling and service contractors. It has devised a common incentive program to achieve safe and efficient operations through close cooperation and integration of work.

The drilling contracts apply to the following installations:

Field

Grane

Archer

Gullfaks A, B, and C

Archer

Heidrun

Odfjell

Kvitebjørn

KCAD

Njord

Archer

Oseberg B, C, South and East

KCAD

Sleipner

Archer

Snorre A and B

Archer

Statfjord A, B and C

Archer

Visund

Archer

In addition, Statoil has existing drilling contracts with Odfjell for Johan Sverdrup and Mariner, andKCA Deutag for two Cat J rigs (AskepottandAskeladden) operating at Gullfaks and Oseberg.

04/04/2018

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