Tagged: Drilling

New Goliat rig not built for arctic conditions

The drilling rig Scarabeo 8 (photo) is under construction in Italy and will be used to develop the Goliat field outside northern Norway. However, the Norwegian petroleum safety authority has demanded operator ENI to...

Norwegian oil debate goes Arctic

The management plan for the Norwegian Sea presented by government last week bans oil drilling in several coastal areas, but at the same time opens up for drilling in new places in the Arctic,...

Aker awarded drilling upgrade contract on Oseberg B

StatoilHydro has awarded Aker Solutions an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for upgrading the drilling facilities on the Oseberg B platform.  The project is expected to extend the productive lifetime of Oseberg...