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Drilling & production - 27 July 2022

Petrofac awarded North Sea contract extension by EnQuest

Under the terms of the three-year contract renewal, Petrofac will continue in its capacity as Duty Holder of the Kittiwake platform in the Central North Sea. It has held the role with EnQuest since 2014, and the asset’s previous owners since 2003.


Neptune Energy begins drilling Ofelia exploration well

Ofelia is positioned in one of Neptune’s core areas and close to existing infrastructure. The well, 35/6-3 S, is being drilled by the Deepsea Yantai, a semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC and operated by Odfjell Drilling.


Equinor release 2Q22 results

In the second quarter Equinor completed 9 exploration wells offshore and 3 wells were ongoing at quarter end. Equinor made 3 commercial discoveries in the quarter, all close to infrastructure on the NCS.


ExxonMobil makes two more discoveries offshore Guyana

The Guyana investment strategy continues to yield positive results; additional exploration wells planned later this year, while production from two vessels currently operating offshore has exceeded their initial combined target of 340 000 bpd.