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  • 5 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Lundin Petroleum’s wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway has started drilling of exploration well 7220/6-2 on the Neiden prospect in the Barents Sea.  The Neiden prospect is located in the northern part of PL609, some 60 km northeast of the Alta discovery and approximately 200 km from the Norwegian coastline. Lundin Petroleum estimates the Neiden prospect […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Semco Maritime, an international engineering company, is to refurbish and service semi-submersible rig Island Innovator. The rig will arrive at Semco Maritime’s dock area at Hanøytangen, Bergen, in early March. Island Innovator is owned by Island Drilling and operated by Odfjell Drilling. The rig is constructed in 2012 and fitted with accommodation areas with one-man […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian project engineering company Semco Maritime has completed the upgrade project on the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig.  Semco said on Tuesday that the rig left the company’s yard at Hanøytangen on Friday, February 24. The rig has been in the yard since September 2016. After various modification and service work, the rig will now […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Drilling has, as manager for the semisubmersible Island Innovator, received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the Norwegian Petroleum Authority. The rig is currently performing final testing before starting of drilling operations. By issuing the AoC, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway expresses confidence that the drilling rig is considered to be in compliance with relevant regulatory […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Norwegian offshore driller Island Drilling has been awarded a contract by CNOOC for the Island Innovator rig for operations offshore the UK. 

  • 21 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge a drilling permit for well 7322/7-1 located in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. 

  • 24 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited has drilled a dry well located West of Shetland. CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, confirmed to Offshore Energy Today on Thursday it had drilled and completed its Howick exploration well, 206/21-1, located West of Shetland. The well was safely plugged and abandoned with dry hole status, […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Swedish oil and gas explorer Lundin Petroleum AB has informed that drilling of exploration well 7220/11-1 in PL609, offshore Norway, has begun. The well will target the Alta prospect, which is located some 20 km northeast of the Gohta discovery in the Barents Sea. The main objective of well 7220/11-1 is to prove the presence of […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Island Drilling has received a letter of award for a drilling operation with Centrica in Norway. Centrica has awarded the contract on behalf of Production License 433 on the Norwegian Shelf. Island Drilling said on Friday that the operation is for one HTHP appraisal well at the Fogelberg field 6506/9 – 12 with […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Lundin Petroleum’s Norwegian subsidiary, Lundin Norway, has started drilling the exploration well 16/4-10 on the Fosen prospect, offshore Norway.  The well is located approximately 27 km south of the Edvard Grieg field and 11 km south of the Luno II discovery on the Utsira High on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Well 16/4-10 will explore […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for an appraisal well on the Edvard Grieg field, offshore Norway.  The well 16/1-27 will be drilled from the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig, in a southwesterly extension of the Edvard Grieg field in the central part of the North Sea. The oil […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Lundin Petroleum has completed the drilling of appraisal well 7220/11-2 and sidetrack 7220/11-2 A in the western part of the Alta discovery in PL609, in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway. The wells were drilled about six kilometres southwest of the Alta discovery well and about 190 km northwest of Hammerfest. The Alta discovery is located 10 to 20 km northeast of […]

  • 26 March 2013

    On 5 March 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit activity directed at Island Innovator Drilling and intervention semisubmersible rig, which involved a review of preparedness-related aspects. Odfjell Drilling will operate the facility on the Norwegian continental shelf. The PSA’s activity was carried out as a step in the processing of […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Drilling has, as manager for the semisubmersible Island Innovator received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the Norwegian Petroleum Authority The rig is currently performing final testing before commencement of drilling operations. By issuing the AoC, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway expresses confidence that the drilling rig is considered to be in compliance with relevant […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the sixth-generation semi-submersible drilling platform ISLAND INNOVATOR was successfully delivered by COSCO Shipyard Group. Built for Norwegian shipowners, the multifunctional platform, detailed design, production design, procurement of equipment, system installation and commissioning of which are completed by COSCO Shipyard, represents the highest level of technology among products of the same type in the world. […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Odfjell Drilling has issued a press release in which it says that the leakage on Island Innovator has been plugged, and the heeling of the rig is reduced. Further work is proceeding to normalize the situation on the rig, Odfjell said. The leakage occurred through a seawater inlet to a pump room in a pontoon in […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Island Innovator semi-submersible rig, on a yard-stay in Hanøytangen, Norway, has been evacuated after it tilted 4 degrees, a local news site has reported. According to Bergens Tidende news portal, 63 people have been taken off the facility in a peaceful manner. Around 4 o’clock this morning, the rig , docked at Hanøytangen yard, took […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lundin Norway AS will use the Island Innovator for drilling and production testing on the Gohta field. Lundin Norway AS has received the consent of the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the Island Innovator mobile drilling rig for drilling and production testing of wildcat well 7120/1-4 S in production licence 492 on the […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has given its consent to Capricorn for exploration drilling in the North Sea, using the Island Innovator drilling rig. 

  • 9 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted DNO a drilling permit for a well located in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 7 March 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Lundin Petroleum is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 16/4-10, on the Fosen prospect, offshore Norway. The well is dry. The company started drilling the exploration well in January 2016. The well 16/4-10 was drilled by the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig. According to Lundin, this was the final well in Lundin […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Regulation & policy, Safety

    OMV is ready to drill an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea following an offshore safety approval for the use of a rig and the receipt of a drilling permit from Norwegian authorities.