Equinor and its partners have signed a letter of intent with Odfjell Drilling for the Deepsea Atlantic rig to drill 12 wells during phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup field development.
Wildcat well 7321/8-2 S was drilled about 110 km north of the Johan Castberg field and about 310 km north of Hammerfest.
The partners will be sharing operational and technological competencies for developing hard-to-recover oil reserves in the Orenburg Oblast region of Russia.
The semi-submersible rig is due to spud the Luiperd-1 well offshore South Africa by September this year.
The audit conducted a thorough analysis of the curriculum, testing and training methods, environment and equipment of classrooms, as well as administrative and quality control of the procedures, and assessed the qualifications, experience, competence and skills of instructors.
Global discoveries of conventional resource volumes reached just 4.9 billion boe in the first half of 2020, Rystad Energy estimates – the weakest-performing first half of the 21st century.
The Topaz Driller has been contracted to perform drilling services offshore Montenegro for 180 days.