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ODL – PGNiG Upstream Norway awards Deepsea Yantai one well

Odfjell Drilling and CIMC Raffles have signed a contract with PGNiG Upstream Norway for the use of drilling rig Deepsea Yantai to drill one (1) well; the Copernicus well on PL 1017. 

The scope of work is estimated to take 45 days and will commence between June and September 2022.

Once the work with PGNiG is completed, Deepsea Yantai will complete the firm and optional program under its current contract with Neptune Energy.

About: Odfjell Drilling

Odfjell Drilling is a listed international drilling, well service, and engineering company with 2500 employees and operations in more than 20 countries.

Odfjell Drilling focuses on giving its customers what they require to achieve complete success. As a result, we have developed a comprehensive portfolio of services – including world-class engineering services, well services, and project management – to deliver integrated expertise and genuine value. This has allowed us to cement our market position and build long-lasting, knowledgeable, and trusted relationships with clients.

About: CIMC Raffles

Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (“CIMC Raffles”), formerly known as Yantai Shipyard, is a 100% subsidiary company of CIMC Group. Currently, CIMC Raffles has 5 Offshore and Marine Engineering centers located in Yantai, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Norway, and Sweden and 3 construction bases located in Yantai, Haiyang, and Longkou. The main business of CIMC Raffles includes design, construction, repair & conversion, operation and leasing of drilling rigs, production units, offshore supply vessels, ocean farming facilities, offshore wind vessels, high-end ferries and yachts, and facilities for aquatic entertainment, etc., aiming to provide a turn-key solution to the clients.

CIMC Raffles insists on innovation since the start. It takes about 10 years to develop the design of key products and increase the rate of localization from 10% to 60%. Till now, CIMC Raffles has delivered more than 100 offshore and marine equipment, including 11 deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs, which accounts for 80% of units delivered by China and 25% of market share around the world.. Bluewhale series, the world’s most advanced submersible drilling rig, completed China’s first and second hydrate extraction campaign successfully.

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