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  • 20 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has identified several non-conformities on Seadrill’s West Elara jack-up following an audit of the rig.

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    North Atlantic Drilling Ltd (NADL) has been awarded a contract extension from Statoil for the jack-up rig West Elara. The offshore driller informed on Friday that the contract is for a firm one-well extension plus one optional well. The work will start in direct continuation of West Elara’s existing contract with Statoil and the backlog […]

  • 25 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil has received consent to use West Elara on the Valemon field. The consent relates to hook-up of West Elara to the jacket, drilling and installation of 30” conductors in the planned first 12 wells and drilling of well B-20 for injection of drill cuttings and mud in the Utsira formation. The Valemon field is […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      West Elara – the first of two ultra-large, high-specification, harsh-environment Gusto MSC CJ70 150A jack-up rigs built by Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard for North Atlantic Drilling, a subsidiary of Seadrill Limited – is poised to make rigbuilding history in Singapore as the nation’s largest jack-up newbuild following its turnkey construction success. Classed among […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., in which Seadrill has a 75 percent ownership, has taken delivery of the new harsh environment jack-up drilling rig, West Elara from Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The rig is expected to depart Singapore on August 11th and arrive at Westcon Shipyard in Ølen, Norway in early October in order to undertake […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    West Elara – the first of two ultra-large, high-specification, harsh-environment Gusto MSC CJ70 150A jack-up rigs built by Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard for North Atlantic Drilling, a subsidiary of Seadrill Limited – is poised to make rigbuilding history in Singapore as the nation’s largest jack-up newbuild following its turnkey construction success. Classed among the […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 13 December 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted North Atlantic Norway Limited an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the West Elara mobile drilling facility. An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) is a decision by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway that expresses the authorities’ confidence that petroleum activities can be carried out using the […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Exploration & Production

    ConocoPhillips has received consent from the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to use the West Elara drilling rig for production drilling on the Eldfisk field located offshore Norway. 

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., in which Seadrill has a 75 percent ownership, has taken delivery of the new harsh environment jack-up drilling rig, West Elara from Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The rig is expected to depart Singapore on August 11th and arrive at Westcon Shipyard in Ølen, Norway in early October in order to undertake […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil company Statoil has received a consent to use the West Elara drilling rig for drilling and completing on the Valemon field, offshore Norway. According to the Petroleum Safety Authority that has given the consent, Statoil will use the West Elara jack-up drilling rig to drill and complete production wells 34/11-B-6 and 34/11-B-16 on […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian governmental supervisory body, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of how emergency preparedness aspects are reviewed on board the West Elara jack-up rig. The objective of the audit activity was to verify the organisation and management system on the facility as regards the preparedness discipline, as well as in relation to […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the West Elara mobile drilling facility for drilling and well operations on the Valemon field. The consent covers drilling and completion of 11 production wells and two injection wells on the Valemon field. The drilling activity is scheduled to last through 2017. Valemon is located in […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit targeting drilling and well technology systems on board the West Elara jack-up drilling rig. North Atlantic Drilling has applied to the PSA for an AoC (Acknowledgement of Compliance) for West Elara. The facility has not previously had an AoC as it is a newbuild which […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Energy sector’s engineering company, Semco Maritime, has been chosen to upgrade and prepare the West Elara jack-up rig for a new assignment with ConocoPhillips. Following the upgrade, the rig will sail out to undertake a long-term contract in the North Sea for ConocoPhillips, starting up in 2018. West Elara, owned by North Atlantic Drilling, will […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    American energy corporation ConocoPhillips has received consent to use the West Elara drilling rig for drilling and completion of water injection wells at the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. Norway’s safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Watchdog (PSA), said on Wednesday that the consent regards drilling wells on the Ekofisk 2/4 VC. According to the […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The PSA conducted an audit from 10 to 12 May 2011 focusing on issues relating to technical safety, safety systems and maintenance management on board the facility West Elara. Background West Elara is a new jack-up, N-class drilling facility built by the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The PSA’s activity was conducted as part of the […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    North Atlantic Drilling Limited (NADL), a subsidiary of Seadrill, has secured ten-year contract awards for the jack-ups West Elara and West Linus with ConocoPhillips Skandinavia for work in the Greater Ekofisk Area offshore Norway.  NADL said on Tuesday that the total additional backlog for the new contract awards is estimated at $1.4 billion excluding performance […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Sodexo will reportedly reduce its offshore cleaning and canteen staff in Norway after the jack-up rig West Elara ends its contract with Statoil in March.  According to the Norwegian business news website, Aftenblad, the food services and facilities management company will be forced to reduce its staff by 30 after it more than halved the workforce […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the West Elara mobile drilling facility for drilling and well operations on the Valemon field. The consent covers drilling and completion of 11 production wells and two injection wells on the Valemon field. The drilling activity is scheduled to last through 2017. Valemon is located in […]

  • 3 February 2017

    Norwegian energy giant and LNG player Statoil has made a gas discovery at the Valemon field in the North Sea, two years after Valemon came on stream.  The discovery is estimated to contain between 20 and 50 million barrels of oil equivalent, Statoil said on Friday. The well was drilled 160 kilometres north-west of Bergen. […]

  • 21 March 2011

    Scheduled for delivery in third quarter 2013, this new turnkey jack-up rig will have similar design and specification as the West Elara, a Gusto MSC CJ70 150A harsh-environment jack-up rig that Jurong Shipyard is currently building for Seadrill. On completion, this advanced harsh-environment, high-specification drilling unit will be one of the largest jack-ups in the […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian offshore workers have extended their strike to 19 offshore units after the strike started last week on nine offshore rigs and platforms over pay disagreement.