Statoil gets green light to use ‘Bideford Dolphin’ rig

Statoil has received consent to use the Bideford Dolphin semi-submersible rig for drilling and completion on the Vigdis and Tordis fields and Statfjord satellites in production licences 089 and 037, offshore Norway.

 Statoil gets green light to use 'Bideford Dolphin' rig

Planned start-up is March 2014, and the activities will run until the first quarter of 2017. They are to be carried out using the Bideford Dolphin mobile drilling rig.

Bideford Dolphin is a semi-submersible Aker H-3 drilling facility built in 1975 and operated by Dolphin AS.

It received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in September 2004.

 

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Press Release, March 06, 2014

 

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