Tagged: Oil rig

Hiring new Seadrill rig

Statoil has signed a letter of intent for a five-year contract with Seadrill for a newly built drilling rig for use on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The contract is worth about USD 650...

Visiting Norway's fields of black gold

If I had to sum up our week in Norway with one thought, it would be “boiler suit”. We were there to film our segment for Earth’s Frontiers on oil and we quickly realized...

StatoilHydro: changes planned after fatal accident

Inquiries by StatoilHydro and the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) into a death on Oseberg B on 7 May form a good basis for further efforts to make scaffolding work in the oil industry...

New oil discovery in the North Sea

StatoilHydro has announced that it has found oil and gas in the Katla prospect, which lies 11 kilometres south-west of the Oseberg South platform operated by the group in the North Sea. Proven recoverable...