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  • 5 December 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that its Cat D rig Songa Enabler will go on a suspension period in late December.  The driller announced in late October that Statoil would suspend the Songa Enabler contract once the rig completed operations on a well on the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea. At the time, the […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority, has given an Acknowledgment of Compliance (AoC) to Songa’s fourth Cat D semi-submersible rig, the Songa Enabler. Songa Enabler is Songa Offshore’s fourth and final Cat D rig, built for and contracted to Statoil. Songa took delivery of the Songa Enabler from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore on Thursday took delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig, Songa Enabler, from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. Songa Enabler is the last rig in a series of four Category D rigs specifically built for and contracted to Statoil. According to its owner, Songa Enabler will shortly depart […]

  • 9 January 2018

    Eni will use the Songa Enabler rig for drilling and completion of two infill wells at the Goliat field, offshore Norway. The Petroleum Safety Authority on Thursday gave its consent to the Italian oil company to use the rig on the Barents Sea wells 7122/7-C-2 H and 7122/10-E-4 H, respectively. Owned by Songa Offshore, the […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted oil major Statoil a drilling permit for a wildcat well 7121/8-1 southeast of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea. The NPD said that the drilling program for wellbore 7121/8-1 relates to the drilling of a well in production license 849, in a prospect named Blåmann. Statoil is […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea with the Songa Enabler drilling rig.  The well is located in block 7219 in production license 532 in the Barents Sea where Statoil is the operator. The offshore safety body has now given its consent to Statoil to […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil major Statoil has received consent from the national offshore safety authority, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea using the Songa Enabler drilling rig. The exploration well labelled 7317/9-1, located in production license 718 in the Barents Sea, will be drilled in a prospect named Koigen […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil company Statoil has informed that the semi-sub Cat D rig Songa Enabler has started drilling a new injection well for CO2 gas on the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea off the coast of Hammerfest. Next, a production well will be drilled for replenishment of gas for Hammerfest LNG, Statoil said on Tuesday. […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill a well in the Hoop area in the Barents Sea with the Songa Enabler drilling rig. According to the PSA’s statement on Thursday, the company has received consent to drill the well 7325/4-1 at Gemini Nord in the Barents Sea. The well […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil giant Statoil has kicked off its offshore exploration campaign in the Barents Sea off Norway by starting a new exploration well.  The oil firm informed through its social media channels on Monday that the Songa Enabler Cat D drilling rig started drilling the exploration well at 01:45 last night. “Blåmann is the first of […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Coast Guard has removed Greenpeace activists from the safety zone around Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea. The activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise entered the 500-meter exclusion zone with kayaks and inflatable boats after tailing the rig for one month in the Barents Sea. They attached a giant […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s drilling rig Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are in the waters protesting with hand banners. According to the environmental organization’s statement on Thursday, the activists are there to deliver this message “Put People […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil a drilling permit for wellbore 7325/4-1, in the Barents Sea off Norway.  The permit comes after the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), Norway’s offshore safety body, gave Statoil consent to use the Songa Enabler drilling rig for the well. The well 7325/4-1 is located in the Hoop area in […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Eleven activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise took to the water in inflatable boats on Friday to protest against Statoil’s exploration activities in the Arctic Barents Sea, offshore Norway.  The activists were joined by actress Lucy Lawless, known for her role in the TV show Xena: Warrior Princess. It is worth noting that this is […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea, off Norway, with the Songa Enabler drilling rig.  According to the PSA’s statement on Thursday, the company has received consent to drill the exploration well 7121/8-1 in production license 849, in a prospect named Blåmann. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil firm Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for exploration drilling in block 7435/12 in the Barents Sea with the Songa Enabler drilling rig.  The offshore safety regulator reported on Friday that the wells 7435/12-1 and 7435/12-U-1 will be drilled in a prospect named Korpfjell in block 7435/12 in the Barents Sea […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Bayerngas Norge has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well in the North Sea with the Songa Enabler drilling rig. The well is located in production license 682 in the North Sea where Bayerngas is the operator. The offshore safety body has now given its consent to the company […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil major Statoil has hit dust in the Koigen Central wildcat well (7317/9-1) in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway. To remind, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) gave Statoil a consent to drill the well using the Songa Enabler drilling rig in July. A consent to drill the well came from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil a drilling permit for well 7219/9-2, in the Barents Sea off Norway.   The drilling program for well 7219/9-2, in a prospect named Kayak, relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 532 where Statoil is the operator with 50 percent interest and the […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore informed on Friday that its fourth and last Cat D rig has started working for Statoil in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.  The drilling contractor said that its rig Songa Enabler started drilling operations on Friday, July 29, 2016 under its eight-year drilling contract on the Norwegian continental shelf. Songa Enabler is the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore has launched a new refinancing package that will enable the company to take delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig, the Songa Enabler, while the driller’s client Statoil has reduced the contract duration for two Cat D rigs already in operation.  Songa Offshore’s refinancing package includes the issuance […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Statoil has received consent from Norway’s offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), to use the Songa Enabler rig for drilling a production well at its Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea. Snøhvit is a Statoil-operated gas field in the Barents Sea northwest of Hammerfest. The field was developed using a subsea production facility […]