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  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    COSL Drilling announced today that Statoil has exercised the second 2 years option in for semi-submersible drilling rig COSLPioneer. Based on this contract extension COSLPioneer will be on a firm contract with Statoil until mid August 2016. COSLPioneer is a semi-submersible drilling rig designed to operate in water depths up to 750 meter. The unit is […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling Europe has been awarded a contract for its COSLPioneer semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 13 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The COSLPioneer semi-submersible drilling rig completed the anchor handling at Glitne and sailed to Åmøy on Wedensday 6 June. Operations went as planned without serious incidents or accidents. Unfortunately, the well was “dry” so the production completions of the well was canceled. In addition to the crew change there has been performed a DP test […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Oilfield Services Limited  announced that COSLPioneer, a semi-submersible drilling platform of the Group, has recently received an Acknowledgement of Compliance certificate (“AOC certificate”)issued by Petroleum Safety Authority (“PSA”)of Norway, on the heels of similar accreditations for COSLRival and COSLRigmar received earlier. AOC certificates are mandatory credentials companies and drilling platforms need to have before […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has received consent to use the COSLPioneer mobile drilling rig for drilling and completion of production well 34/8-C-1 in the Visund field. Visund is an oil field situated in the northern part of the North Sea, about 130 km west of Florø. The field has been developed using a semi-submersible accommodation, drilling and process […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (“CIMC Raffles”) , a comprehensive offshore solution provider capable of design, construction and commissioning of large offshore equipment and special vessels, today delivered semisubmersible drilling rig (“COSLPioneer”) to China Oilfield Services Limited. The COSLPioneer is a semi-submersible drilling rig designed to operate in water depths up to 750 meter.The unit […]

  • 2 August 2013

    COSL Drilling Europe AS, has announced that Norwegian oil company Statoil has exercised its second 2-year option for the COSLPioneer semi-submersible rig. Under the contract extension the rig will proceed to operate for Statoil until August 2016. The dayrate for the contract was not revealed. The COSLPioneer is a harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig designed […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has secured consent to conduct exploration drilling in the central part of the North Sea using the COSLPioneer mobile facility. The consent relates to the drilling of exploration well 15/8-2 in production licence 303. The well is located about 250 kilometres southwest of Stavanger. The consent also covers the drilling of a potential sidetrack. […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    During the period 17–18 March 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of the COSLPioneer facility targeting the marine technology area. The audit was carried out with assistance from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate (Sdir) and is part of the PSA’s processing of COSL Drilling Europe A/S’ (CDE’s)application for an Acknowledgement of Compliance […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller COSL Drilling Europe has received a letter of intent from Nexen Petroleum U.K. to carry out plugging and abandonment work at the Ettrick and Blackbird fields in the UK sector of the North Sea.  The work, which will be conducted with the semi-submersible drilling rig COSLPioneer, includes 13 wells with a fixed duration […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil has received consent to carry out exploration drilling in the northern North Sea with the COSL Pioneer mobile facility. The consent relates to the drilling of exploration well 33/12-9S which is part of production licence 152. Statoil (70%) is the operator with Petoro (30%) as the partner. COSLPioneer’s planned position when drilling well 33/12-9S […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17:30 of Sep. 20th, 2011, the second semi-submersible platform COSLINNOVATOR built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (hereafter refers to CIMC Raffles) for China Oilfield Services Limited (hereafter refers to COSL) returned from sea trial, it successfully completed all the trial missions during an 11-days trial. This trial breaks the 16-days’ record of COSLPIONEER, […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    DOF has picked up several contracts for vessels and a deal with Nexen for support of the COSLPioneer rig hook-up operations.

  • 24 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    COSL Drilling Europe is facing a tough decision after Statoil said it would cancel the contract for the COSL Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig in Norway, citing overcapacity and lack of work. “This is the heaviest day in our company’s relatively short history. With this cancellation, we come to a point where we have to make a […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    A plot twist is a radical change in the expected direction or outcome of the plot of a novel, film, television series, comic, video game, or other work of narrative. That’s exactly what happened with one drilling contractor in Norway.   At the times when oil companies are cutting costs and scrapping projects, due to […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Oilfield Services Limited today announced that its semi-submersible drilling platform COSLPioneer has commenced operation after fulfilling the technical requirements of Statoil ASA, a Norwegian energy company. Drilling platforms operating in the North Sea have to be equipped with technologically-advanced facilities, highly reliable and adaptive to the harsh operating environment. In addition, the drilling platform […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Norway’s oil giant Statoil has completed drilling operations at Glitne oil field located in the Norwegian North Sea. The latest well at Glitne, drilled by the COSL Pioneer semi submersible rig, proved to be a dry-hole. According to the owner of the rig, COSL Pioneer, on June 6, departed the Glitne location and underwent preparations […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted consent to Statoil  for the use of the mobile drilling facility COSLPioneer. The consent applies to permanent plugback, drilling and completion of well 15/5 A-7, which is part of production licence 048 B. The planned position of the rig in connection with drilling and completion of 15/5-A-7 AH […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17:30 of Sep. 20th, 2011, the second semi-submersible platform COSLINNOVATOR built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (hereafter refers to CIMC Raffles) for China Oilfield Services Limited (hereafter refers to COSL) returned from sea trial, it successfully completed all the trial missions during an 11-days trial. This trial breaks the 16-days’ record of COSLPIONEER, […]

  • 4 July 2012

    K Line Offshore has announced that the large PSV KL Brofjord, built in 2011, commenced on a contract for Statoil on 14th June. The contract period is for approximately 130 days. The vessel will serve the COSL Pioneer, semi submersible rig which is presently drilling  at Brugdan II prospect offshore Faroe Islands. “This contract with […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    PSW Group has entered into a frame agreement with COSL Drilling Europe for Subsea & Riser Maintenance services of the company’s drilling rigs.   According to PSW, the agreement has a duration of 3 years and with an optional period of 2 years. Work under the contract has already started. The scope of work is […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Statoil will use the COSLPioneer semi-submersible drilling rig to drill and complete the wells 34/8-C-2 H and 34/8-C-2 AH at Visund Nord field, in the North Sea, offshore Norway. According to a statement by Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, the activity is expected to start in August. It will take four months for the operations to be completed. Visund […]