Lundin Norway AS has received consent to use the Bredford Dolphin mobile drilling rig to drill and perform production testing of exploration well 33/12-10 S in production licence 631, Vollgrav, offshore Norway.
The activities are planned to start in July/August 2014 and estimated to last 55 days.
Bredford Dolphin is a semi-submersible drilling rig of the Aker H-3 type.
It was built at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1977 and underwent an extensive upgrade in 1999.
The rig is owned by Borgland Dolphin Pte Ltd and operated by Dolphin Drilling A/S. It received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in September 2004.