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  • 1 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Equinor has been given consent by the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for exploration drilling in block 6608/10 in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 18 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore has informed that its Cat D rig Songa Encourage is undergoing repairs in Norway, following water leakage on the rig in early January.  To remind, on January 2, 2017, a water ingress was observed in a pump room on board the semi-submersible rig Songa Encourage. At the time of the incident, the drilling unit […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore’s semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Encourage has received an Acknowledgment of Compliance from the Norwegian authorities making it the sixtieth offshore mobile facility to receive this declaration.  An acknowledgement of compliance (AoC) is a declaration the Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority, issue to express its confidence that petroleum operations can be […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Songa Encourage rig for well activities at Norne field, Norne satellites, and Alve, off Norway.  Statoil is the operator of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea, west of Mo i Rana in Nordland county. The field has been […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    A water leakage on board Songa Offshore’s Cat D rig Songa Encourage has prompted an investigation to identify the cause of the incident.  The drilling contractor said on Monday, January 2, 2017, that a water ingress was observed in a pump room on board the Cat D semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Encourage. The drilling unit is presently working […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has taken delivery of Songa Encourage from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. This is Songa’s third Category D rig delivered from DSME, the first two being Songa Equinox, delivered in June, and Songa Endurance, delivered in August. All four rigs have been specifically built for and contracted […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Statoil its consent to start operations on Asgard and Heidrun fields offshore Norway using the Songa Encourage drilling rig. The PSA said the consent covers production drilling, completion, workover, intervention and plugging. According to the safety authority, planned start-up at Asgard and Heidrun is mid-July 2016 and mid-December 2016, […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that the Cat D rig Songa Encourage is on its way back to a field offshore Norway following repairs of a damage caused by recent water leak.  To remind, following the water ingress in the rig’s pump room on January 2, 2017, the Songa Encourage has been at a sheltered […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that the Songa Encourage rig started drilling operations on April 11, 2016, under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil on the Norwegian continental shelf. According to Songa, the rig is now on operational dayrate and working on the Skuld field located in the Norwegian Sea. Statoil is the operator (64%) […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil major Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Songa Encourage rig for drilling and completing a production well on the Troll field in the North Sea. The Troll field is around 65 kilometers west of Kollsnes in Hordaland county. It has been developed using three integrated process […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    DEA Norge has received consent from the Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), to drill a shallow gas well on the Dvalin field in the Norwegian Sea using the Songa Encourage drilling rig. The goal of the shallow gas pilot well, designated 6507/7-U-10, is to exclude the possibility of shallow gas underground, […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore saw a decrease in April earnings for one of its Cat D drilling rigs due to damage to non-drilling equipment.  The driller said on Wednesday that the Songa Encourage rig achieved an operating efficiency of 91% and an earnings efficiency of 88% for the month, working for Statoil in Norway. According […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore posted a smaller profit for the first quarter of the year despite increase in revenues. The driller expects the North Sea rig utilization to reach historic low during this year.  The company’s net profit was halved during the first quarter of 2017 totaling $5 million, versus $10 million in the same period […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore, an international midwater drilling contractor, has returned to profit and doubled its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015 when compared to the same period the year before.  The drilling contractor came back from a loss of $51 million in the 4Q 2014 to a $34 million profit in the fourth quarter of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Jupa, a Norway based company, has been awarded a contract to supply FMC Technologies with SolidCitric products for use on the new CAT-D rig Songa Encourage. Jupa will supply SolidCitric cartridges and associated adapter tooling, and the products will be used for acid cleaning of equipment installed subsea. The first delivery under this contract has […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore SE has announced that the documentation for the USD 1.1 billion senior secured credit facility for the financing of the last two Cat D drilling rigs, Songa Encourage and Songa Enabler, has been completed and the loan agreements have been signed by all parties. The financing consists of a revolving pre-delivery financing of […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Otech Marine Services has entered into a 5+5 years contract with Songa Offshore. According to the company, the contract covers the inspection, maintenance and repair of hull and related components including valves, thrusters and anodes of the Songa’s CAT-D units in the Barents Sea and the North Sea. “Potential value of the contract is considered […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has held a naming ceremony for four semi-submersible rigs, Hull No. 3031, 3032, 3034, 3035, ordered by the Norwegian-based Songa Offshore. Around 290 guests attended the naming ceremony held in H quay, at the Okpo shipyard, on October 24, including Frederik W. Mohn, Chairman of the Board […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Due to a conflict between the workers’ union and the employers’ organization in Norway, where various groups of oil service workers are on strike, Songa Offshore informed on Friday that three of its rigs are out of operations.  To remind, the oil service workers’ strike started on Wednesday last week when the Industri Energi union […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    PSW Group has been awarded a contract with Transocean for storage and maintenance of blowout preventers (BOP) for Cat-D rigs.

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Aquamarine Subsea has been awarded a frame agreement with offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore for classing of high-pressure manifolds on Songa’s four Cat D rigs. Aquamarine said that the duration of the contract was five years with an option to extend the deal for an additional five years. The scope of the deal will see […]