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  • 20 January 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use West Epsilon rig for production drilling on the Gudrun field located in the North Sea.  Gudrun is 50 kilometres north of the Sleipner Øst and Sleipner Vest fields. Water depth is around 110 metres. Gudrun has been developed using a facility with […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Statoil has received consent to use the West Epsilon mobile facility on the Gudrun field for drilling and completion of production wells. Gudrun is located in the central part of the North Sea. The field is part of production licence 025 and the plan is to develop the field with a process facility with […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling company North Atlantic Drilling Limited has received a notice of cancellation from Statoil related to the contract for the West Epsilon jack-up drilling rig. The West Epsilon was originally contracted for drilling services in Norway until the end of December 2016. The rig has been working for Statoil since December 2010 performing operations for […]

  • 21 December 2012

    North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., a majority owned subsidiary of Seadrill Limited, announced today that Norway’s Statoil has exercised its option to extend the contract for the heavy-duty harsh environment jack-up rig West Epsilon by two years from December 2014 to December 2016. The estimated value of the contract extension is US$215 million. The West Epsilon […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Statoil Petroleum as has received consent to use the West Epsilon rig for production drilling. The consent relates to production drilling of well 15/3-A-14 on the Gudrun field. Water depth at the site is 109 metres. The expected start-up for drilling is July 2013. The duration of the activity is estimated at approx. 10 days. […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Atlantic Drilling has awarded Apply Oil & Gas (AOG) a contract for the construction of 20 new single occupancy cabins on board the West Epsilon jack-up rig. Apply AOG received the letter of intent in the beginning of January and engineering work started immediately. Vice president for AOG, Morten Solland, says that the company […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Equipment

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has found security flaws on North Atlantic Drilling’s jack-up rig West Epsilon during an inspection conducted in November. At the time of the inspection, between November 23 and 25, the rig was under a contract with Statoil on the oil and gas company’s Gudrun field, offshore Norway. The drilling rig West […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of North Atlantic Norway Limited and the West Epsilon rig during the period 19 – 21 March 2013. The objective of the audit was to verify the rig’s preparedness organisation, equipment and systems that handle preparedness functions. Nonconformities were identified in connection with: – Updating […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has authorized the oil and gas company Statoil to use North Atlantic Drilling’s (NADL) jack-up rig West Epsilon to permanently plug wells at Huldra 30/2-A, in the North Sea. The field is located north of Oseberg in production licence 051, offshore Norway. According to the PSA, Statoil will be […]

  • 18 June 2006

    Statoil has signed a contract with the rig company Seadrill for the chartering of the West Epsilon jack-up rig from November 2006. The rig will be used for exploration and production drilling in the Troll/Sleipner area in the North Sea.

  • 14 March 2007

    Operator Statoil has proven gas and condensate in the Biotitt prospect in the North Sea using the West Epsilon rig, which is now continuing its exploration programme in the area. The 16/4-4 wildcat in production licence 339 was drilled to a total depth of 2,360 metres below sea level. Drilling was halted in rocks of […]

  • 28 December 2006

    Statoil has today, Thursday 28 December, commenced drilling of exploration well 16/4-4 on the North Sea Biotitt prospect. The drilling marks the start of a busy exploration programme for the West Epsilon rig which initially will drill four North Sea exploration wells for Statoil.

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., a majority owned subsidiary of Seadrill Limited, announced today that Statoil has exercised its option to extend the contract for the heavy-duty harsh environment jack-up rig West Epsilon by two years from December 2014 to December 2016. The estimated value of the contract extension is US$215 million. Seadrill Limited operates a […]

  • 3 September 2014

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  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway PSA has decided to initiate an investigation following a hydrocarbon leak on the Gudrun field in the North Sea on 18 February. The hydrocarbon leak on the Statoil-operated Gudrun field occurred at 06:40 on Wednesday  February 18. Production was then shut down and the facility depressurised. Gudrun is developed with […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has decided to initiate an investigation following a hydrocarbon leak on the Gudrun field in the North Sea on February 18, 2015. The hydrocarbon leak on the Statoil-operated Gudrun field occurred at 06:40 on Wednesday, February 18. Production was then shut down and the facility depressurised. The PSA claims […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norway’s Statoil has awarded Heerema Marine Contractors a job to remove the Huldra platform and transport it to shore, while AF Offshore Decom will be responsible for disposal and recycling of the platform. The Huldra field is a Statoil- operated gas and condensate field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, North East of Bergen. The field came on […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Huldra is the first gravity-based, Statoil-operated installation in the North Sea to be shut down permanently. Terminating production on 3 September, the platform has produced gas and condensate for six extra years compared to the original plan. Since the Huldra field (PL051/052) came on stream on 21 November 2001 it has produced a total of […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland will remove the Huldra platform, located offshore Norway, and transport it to shore, while AF Offshore Decom has been awarded the contract for disposal and recycling of the platform. The Huldra field is a Statoil- operated gas and condensate field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, North East of Bergen. The field […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Reference is made to the press release on February 16, 2011 regarding the close of the Private Placement in North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (“NADL” or the “Company”). The Private Placement was closed on February 16, 2011 at 12:00. However, due to significant over-subscription, the NADL share allocation was not finalized before yesterday. As the […]

  • 4 November 2016

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has granted Statoil consent to use the Huldra platform in the North Sea during its cold phase. PSA said on Friday that the consent applies to the use of the platform after the wells have been plugged and abandoned, casings removed and the platform permanently shut down. To […]

  • 29 January 2016

    Many offshore flights in Norway have been cancelled or delayed today as the heavy storm – dubbed Tor after a hammer-wielding Norse god – is battering the region. According to data found on Heliport.no, flights from Bergen Airport Flesland to Veslefrikk B, Statfjord C, West Elara and Oseberg A, Troll B, Troll C, Statfjord A, Statfjord B, […]