Odfjell Drilling and Total South Africa have agreed that the semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger will stay idle in Norway for a interval previous to the mobilisation of the rig.
Odfjell Drilling can be compensated by Total throughout this idle time.
Once the idle interval is full, the rig will mobilise to South Africa to begin its constitution as deliberate.
The idle settlement is a mirrored image of each Parties’ dedication to proceed with the South Africa drilling program and shall present the framework to navigate the present uncertainty.
In December 2019 Odfjell Drilling and Semco Maritime signed a contract for preparation and modification of the semi-submersible previous to her graduation of a 9-month drilling marketing campaign for Total within the harsh waters outdoors South Africa. The semi-submersible rig accomplished a excessive docking (with thrusters on) in Semco Maritime’s rig yard at Hanoytangen, Bergen.
In July 2019 Odfjell Drilling signed a agency drilling contract with oil main Total for drilling offshore South Africa. The contract worth together with mobilization and demobilization was estimated as being $145-190 million. In February 2019,
Deepsea Stavanger a GVA 7500 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible was ship in 2010 at Daewoo Okpo shipyard in South Africa. The drilling rig was beforehand drilling for Aker BP within the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
In February 2019 Total made a major fuel condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, situated on Block 11B/12B within the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa utilizing the Deepsea Stavanger.
The Brulpadda effectively encountered 57 meters of web fuel condensate pay in Lower Cretaceous reservoirs. Following the success of the principle goal, the effectively was deepened to a ultimate depth of three,633 meters and has additionally been profitable within the Brulpadda-deep prospect.
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