Tagged: offshore drilling

Wintershall hits target off Mid-Norway

ABERDEEN, UK – Wintershall Norge has discovered oil in the Maria prospect in Mid-Norway’s Halten Terrace region. According to partner Faroe Petroleum, well 6406/3-8 T2 intersected a thicker than expected gross oil column of...

More knowledge before new awards

The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Terje Riis-Johansen, spoke today on a conference concerning the Integrated Management plan of the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea and the Sea Areas off the Lofoten...

Companies and industry face new demands

“Future offshore projects will have to meet new quality and cost-efficiency requirements. Statoil and suppliers will need to acknowledge this development if we are to maintain our competitive advantage.” Thus spoke Statoil’s executive vice...

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contract in Norway

Saipem has been awarded two new offshore drilling contracts for a total value of approximately USD$ 460 million. The contracts are for the charter of Saipem’s Scarabeo 5 and Perro Negro 2 offshore drilling...