Lundin to use Bredford Dolphin at Vollgrav (Norway)

Lundin Norway AS has received consent to use the Bredford Dolphin mobile drilling rig to drill and perform production testing of exploration well 33/12-10 S in production licence 631, Vollgrav, offshore Norway.

Image 2. Rig in Norway, Bredford Dolphin ©2008 Simon Townsley

The activities are planned to start in July/August 2014 and estimated to last 55 days.

Bredford Dolphin is a semi-submersible drilling rig of the Aker H-3 type.


It was built at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1977 and underwent an extensive upgrade in 1999.

The rig is owned by Borgland Dolphin Pte Ltd and operated by Dolphin Drilling A/S. It received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in September 2004.

Press Release, July 16, 2014
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