OMV hires Island Innovator rig for Norwegian operations

Offshore drilling contractor Island Drilling has been awarded a contract with OMV in Norway. 

Island Innovator rig; Source: Island Drilling

According to Island Drilling’s statement on Thursday, the contract is for one well in License 644, close to Aasgaard Field in the North Sea.

In addition, a separate agreement has been signed with OMV, which applies to up to three option wells for OMV in other Norwegian sea areas.

Drilling is scheduled to start in 2Q/3Q 2020 and Island Drilling Management will be responsible for the operation of Island Innovator rig.

OMV (Norge) AS is the operator of License 644 with a 30% interest.


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