Statoil hires Odfjell drilling for mariner drilling services
OSLO -- Statoil said it has given the contract for drilling services on the Mariner platform on the United Kingdom continental shelf to Odfjell Drilling. Odfjell Drilling will perform drilling services, maintenance of the drilling facility and drill pipe logistics for the Mariner field development, the largest new offshore development in the United Kingdom in more than a decade.
Statoil expects to start production from Mariner in 2017, and the field is expected to produce for at least 30 years.
The average production is estimated at around 55,000 bopd over the plateau period from 2017 to 2020.
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