Seven more wells lined up for Odfjell Drilling rig at North Sea field

Norwegian state-owned energy giant Equinor has exercised options to drill additional wells with an Odfjell Drilling-owned rig, extending the rig’s backlog further and prolonging its stay on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).According to Odfjell Drilling, Equinor has exercised options for seven wells to extend the use of the Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible rig on the Breidablikk field located in the central part of the North Sea, ten kilometers northeast of Grane, at 130 meters of water depth. The offshore drilling contractor highlights that these options are slated to start in mid-1Q 2025 in direct continuation of the current firm period and extend the firm backlog for the rig until the end of 4Q 2025.

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