Island Drilling Company AS introduced that the corporate has signed a Contract with Capricorn Norge AS the 31th of October, to drill one nicely on Duncan prospect — Block 35/eight within the North Sea utilizing the semi-submersible Island Innovator. Two optionally available wells are included within the deal.
Drilling is scheduled to start in H1 2020. Island Drilling Management will probably be accountable for the operation of the Island Innovator.
Island Drilling Company AS is grateful that Capricorn Norge has chosen Island Innovator to carry out this scope.
Capricorn Norge AS is an entirely owned subsidiary of Cairn Energy PLC and the Operator of License 880, Duncan prospect with holding a 60% curiosity.
Island Drilling was established in 2006 by trade veterans and Island Offshore, the main international participant in nicely intervention, to construct and personal particular function semi-submersible rigs for heavy nicely intervention operations, together with coil tubing operations, by tubing rotary drilling.
Headquartered in Sandsli, Norway, The firm took supply of the rig from China’s Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard in 2012. After efficiently drilling 21 wells since 2013, the vessel has proved its capability to function in harsh atmosphere masking the North Sea, Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea
(Source: Island Drilling – Image: Island Innovator on tow to Wescon Shipyard in Hanoytangen, Norway)
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