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Seadrill given notice of order after 'West Hercules' audit

The PSA has given a notice of order to Seadrill regarding its management of emergency preparedness, logistics, ...

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Another Barents Sea duster for Equinor

Equinor has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7132/2-2, targeting the Gjøkåsen Deep prospect, located in the ...

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Equinor to use 'West Hercules' for Korpfjell Deep well

Equinor has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea using the West Hercules ...

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Equinor drills duster in Barents Sea

West Hercules drilling rig

Equinor has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7132/2-1 in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. The well was dry. 

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Equinor in Barents Sea well incident

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor last week reportedly suffered a well incident during exploration drilling in ...

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Equinor set to drill Barents Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for well 7132/2-2 located in the Barents ...

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Equinor to drill Barents Sea well using 'West Hercules'

Equinor has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea using the West Hercules ...

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Equinor picks up drilling permit for Barents Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Barents Sea.

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Seadrill sees rig dayrates improving in 2019-20

After a couple of years of negative sentiment in the offshore drilling industry caused by the low oil prices and ...

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Eni gets drilling permit for appraisal well in Barents Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Eni Norge a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the ...

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Equinor hits gas in Barents Sea

Equinor has made a gas discovery northwest of Atlantis gas discovery located in the Barents Sea offshore Norway.

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Eni gains safety consent for Goliat West well

Eni Norge has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea using the West Hercules rig.

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Equinor picks Seadrill rig for up to 11 wells in Barents Sea

Offshore driller Seadrill has scored a contract for its West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig with Equinor.

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Equinor picks up drilling permit for Intrepid Eagle prospect

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Barents Sea.

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Siccar Point pushes back Lyon well to 2019

West Hercules

Siccar Point Energy has decided to defer the drilling of the Lyon exploration well offshore the Shetland Islands ...

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Kongsberg to deliver monitoring systems for three semi-subs

Seadrill and Odfjell Drilling have selected Kongsberg Maritime to deliver real-time monitoring systems for three ...

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Equinor gets nod for exploration well in Barents Sea

Norwegian offshore safety body has given its consent to Equinor for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea with ...

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Equinor cleared for Barents Sea exploration drilling

Equinor has received consent from the PSA to drill an exploration well off Norway using the West Hercules drilling rig.

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GALLERY: Greenpeace boards West Hercules rig in Norway

Greenpeace "kayaktivists" have boarded the oil rig West Hercules at the Skipavika yard on the West coast of Norway.

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Statoil chooses 'West Hercules' for Barents Sea campaign

Statoil has signed a contract with North Atlantic Norway Ltd for use of the 6th generation West Hercules rig.

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'West Hercules' hired for UK work

Offshore driller North Atlantic Drilling Ltd (NADL) has been awarded a one-well contract with Siccar Point Energy ...

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