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

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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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Seadrill loses another rig contract

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has received another notice of termination for convenience, this time from ...

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Further drilling planned for Bay du Nord discovery

Statoil is advancing the appraisal work on the Bay du Nord oil discovery, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, with ...

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Canada: Offshore helicopter forced to return to base

Norwegian oil company Statoil has experienced a helicopter problem during a flight to an offshore installation in ...

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Man overboard offshore Canada

A man fell overboard last weekend from the Statoil-operated semi-submersible rig West Hercules, offshore St. ...

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CHC Helicopters to transport Statoil’s workers to ...

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has awarded CHC Helicopters Canada Inc. a contract to provide vital helicopter ...

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Statoil hits gas column in Barents Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS, the operator of production licence 532 in the Barents sea, is in the process of completing ...

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Statoil Gets Approval for Barents Sea Exploration Well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7220/5-2, ...

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