OMV hires Island Innovator rig for Norwegian operations

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

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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