Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling will perform a programme of North Sea drilling work for oil and gasoline firm Wellesley Petroleum.
Dolphin Drilling mentioned on Monday it has secured a two-well contract with an possibility for 2 extra wells with Wellesley.
The first agency nicely work is scheduled to start out this autumn, with the second being drilled in 2021.
The two optionally available wells are additionally deliberate for 2021 and Wellesley has chosen the Borgland Dolphin as its rig of selection for the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) work.
It can be price reminding that Dolphin final February secured a one-well plus one optionally available nicely contract with Wellesley Petroleum for drilling work on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Bjørnar Iversen, Chief Executive Officer of Dolphin Drilling, mentioned: “I’m very glad that Wellesley Petroleum is displaying accountability by drilling on the NCS throughout this tough time with coronavirus and low oil costs.
“I hope that oil firms with exploration campaigns or different drilling wants, see by the short-term market fluctuations and use this chance to make use of Borgland Dolphin to get their wells drilled in 2020 and 2021“.
Callum Smyth, Operations Manager at Wellesley Petroleum, mentioned: “We put a variety of weighting on deciding on a drilling contractor with the suitable tradition, and the Dolphin Drilling group have demonstrated precisely the sort of tradition that we would like with a monitor file of teamwork, possession and expertise with operators like Wellesley Petroleum”.
In associated information, i3 Energy in March awarded a drilling contract to a Dolphin Drilling-owned rig and agreed on a sale of an curiosity in a block offshore the UK.
i3 will use both the Borgland Dolphin or Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig for a minimal 82-day program which is because of begin not later than 1 September 2020.
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