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  • 24 March 2014

    OMV Norge has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 7324/7-2 in production licence 537 in the Barents Sea using the Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig.   Water depth at the site, offshore Norway, is 418 metres. Drilling is planned to begin in March 2014, with a duration of around 52 days, depending on […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske) has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 7222/11-2 in production licence 659 in the Barents Sea using the Transocean Barents mobile drilling rig.   Drilling is planned to begin in December 2013, with a duration of 50 days, depending on whether a discovery is made. Transocean Barents (formerly Aker Barents) […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kvaerner has reported that the H-6e drilling rig Transocean Barents will arrive at Kvaerner’s facilities at Stord this week for a two month yard stay. The main purpose of the stay is the five year classification of the rig, as well as upgrade and modification work. When the rig arrives, it will first spend a […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Barents for well plugging at Draugen, in the Norwegian Sea.  Draugen is an oil field in the Norwgeian Sea in 250 metres of water. A/S Norske Shell (Shell) is the field’s operator. Production on the field began in […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    ASCO, an oil and gas logistics company, has signed a three year partnership deal to support Maersk Oil’s drilling campaigns in Norway. The campaigns will be supported from ASCO’s Kristiansund Base at Averøy. The first oil rig to be supported under the new contract will be the Transocean Barents at license 6506/6-2 Albert in the […]

  • 8 August 2014

    A/S Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use Transocean Barents to drill appraisal well 6305/8-2 at Ormen Lange field. Ormen Lange is a gas field located in the Møre Basin in the southern section of the Norwegian Sea. The sea here varies from 800 metres to more than […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decided to launch an investigation into an incident that occurred on Transocean Barents on March 4, 2015 when a roughneck suffered crush injuries. According to the PSA, the injured drill floor worker was on the monkey board, about 10-12 metres in the derrick, at the time of the […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A/S Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use Transocean Barents to drill appraisal well 6305/8-2 at Ormen Lange. Ormen Lange is a gas field located in the Møre Basin in the southern section of the Norwegian Sea. The sea here varies from 800 metres to more than 1100 […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use Transocean Barents to drill a production well at Ormen Lange, in the Norwegian Sea.  Ormen Lange is a gas field located in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea. Norske Shell AS (Shell) is the operator of the field, which came on […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    A/S Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use the Transocean Barents drilling rig to drill a production well on the Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea. According to PSA, Shell has applied for consent to drill a new production well designated 6407/9-G-5 H, which is a free-standing subsea well, at […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Exploration & Production

    An investigation has been launched after an offshore worker has suffered injuries on a Transocean-owned drilling rig operating for Suncor Energy offshore Canada. 

  • 11 September 2014
    Equipment

    The Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig yesterday leaves Kvaerner at Stord, having completed the five year classification and the planned upgrade and modification work more than one week ahead of schedule.

  • 4 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian offshore regulator has approved Suncor Energy’s plan to resume operations on the semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Barents, following a September 6, 2019 incident, which resulted in an injured Transocean employee.

  • 3 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Transocean Ltd. has secured a contract for its harsh-environment semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Barents. The ultra-deepwater floater, has been awarded a 15-month contract with Suncor Energy for drilling operations offshore Canada. The rig will be on a dayrate of $260,000. The estimated contract backlog, excluding mobilization, is $119 million. According to the driller’s […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Transocean, an offshore drilling contractor, has laid up three of its rigs.  According to its latest fleet status report, Transocean laid up its semi-submersible drilling rig, the Transocean Barents, the midwater floater GSF Rig 140 and high-spec jack-up rig GSF Galaxy II. The semi-sub Transocean Barents was working for Shell offshore Norway with a dayrate of $300,000. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 28 February the drilling rig Transocean Barents goes on contract for GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS to drill the exploration well 7218/8-1 Byrkje in PL 607 in the Barents sea, offshore Norway. Transocean Barents has finished it’s operation at 7222/11-2 Langlitinden i PL 659 and will today sail towards the Byrkje location. The […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given approval to Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske) to use the Transocean Barents offshore drilling rig on the Jette field. Jette is a oil and gas field in the southern part of the North Sea, 180 kilometres west of Haugesund. A Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Shell has received consent from Petroleum Safety Authority to use Transocean Barents to drill a production well at Ormen Lange. Ormen Lange is a gas field located in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea. Norske Shell AS (Shell) is the operator of the field, which came on stream in 2007. Water depth at Ormen […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian oil company Suncor is being investigated over an oil spill from the Transocean Barents rig.

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transocean Barents anchored up at the Jette field Friday May 4th, and has begun the first phase of drilling.  The first operation will be a observation well at Jette north. Drilling of the two planned production wells will be next. Transocean Barents will remain at the Jette Field until August. The Jette field is being […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Transocean Barents anchored up at the Jette field Friday May 4th, and has begun the first phase of drilling. The first operation will be a observation well at Jette north. Drilling of the two planned production wells will be next. Transocean Barents will remain at the Jette Field until August . The Jette field is […]