Posts Tagged ‘dolphin’

Lundin nod for new Sverdrup appraisal

by on November 22, 2012 4:44 pm BST
Swedish explorer Lundin Petroleum has been given the go-ahead by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill a further appraisal on the giant Johan Sverdrup discovery in the North Sea.The 16/3-5 will be drilled by Fred Olsen Energy-owned semi-submersible Bredford Dolphin in Lundin-operated production licence 501, making it

Borgholm Dolphin nets UK work

by on November 8, 2012 12:22 pm BST
The unidentified oil company is spending around $89 million for one year with the semi-submersible floatel Borgholm Dolphin, the Norwegian owner said.This equates to a dayrate of around $244,000, not taking into consideration any mobilisation or bonus elements in the total contract value.Fred Olsen did not say

Wintershall nod for Rodriguez probe

by on November 2, 2012 3:41 pm BST
The German explorer has lined up the semi-submersible Transocean Arctic to drill the 6407/1-6 probe in the Haltenbank area in its operated production licence 475.The drilling work in 291 metres of water is due to start this month at the earliest with an estimated duration of 130 days.Meanwhile, Sweden’s Lundin Petroleum

Wintershall kicks off Asha/Noor probe

by on October 24, 2012 8:26 am BST
The 16/1-16 probe being drilled by Fred Olsen Energy-owned semi-submersible Bredford Dolphin is targeting four reservoir zones – Noor, Mukta, Zechstein and Draupne/Asha - in an area that has yielded major discoveries such as Johan Sverdrup and Edvard Grieg. The multiple targets are estimated to hold total mean unrisked