Statoil hires Schlumberger for North Sea drilling services

Statoil has contracted Schlumberger Norway for integrated drilling services on the North Sea licenses containing the Gullfaks, Gullfaks satellites, Snorre, Statfjord, Tordis/Vigdis, and Visund fields.

Aug 8th, 2014

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, NorwayStatoil has contracted Schlumberger Norway for integrated drilling services on the North Sea licenses containing the Gullfaks, Gullfaks satellites, Snorre, Statfjord, Tordis/Vigdis, and Visund fields.

The agreement, which extends to exploration drilling on the Norwegian continental shelf, starts Sept. 1. The initial duration is for two years, with three optional two-year extensions. Total value for the initial period is NOK 1.15 billion ($184 million).

Services covered include directional drilling, measurement-while-drilling (MWD), logging-while-drilling (LWD), and mud logging services. In addition, Schlumberger will provide real-time data transfer, integrated operations/onshore support, drilling optimization, and drilling equipment. 

The contractor has been providing these services to Statoil for several years and has extensive operational experience on the licenses.

08/08/2014

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