• We are proud to present our new Rig Manager; Cato Landsvik

    We are proud to present our new Rig Manager; Cato Landsvik

    After starting his career on and offshore in the building and construction business for 12 years, Cato has built up more than 25 years of experience in Odfjell Drilling AS, working his way up from Pipe Handler to Rig Manager.
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  • CONTRACT SIGNED WITH TRIDENT ENERGY

    CONTRACT SIGNED WITH TRIDENT ENERGY

    Island Drilling Company is thrilled to announce that we have signed a contract with Trident Energy to provide the Island Innovator drilling unit and associated services for the offshore Equatorial Guinea drilling campaign. The work is planned to start in September/October of 2023.
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Special purpose semi-submersible rig for heavy well intervention and drilling

Island Innovator was built as a heavy well intervention vessel with full drilling specifications. It is designed specifically for maximum efficiency in production drilling on subsea templates.

The rig is equipped for efficient handling of x-mas trees and subsea structures including templates.

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Island Innovator has finalized its work for Tailwind Energy on Orlando on UKCS. The work was performed with success and the well re-delivered to customer at their satisfaction.  This was the second operation together with Petrofac and the cooperation has been excellent. Now the rig has waived goodbye to Scotland and is currently sailing for South Africa. 

In South Africa, Island Innovator, will drill the exciting prospect Gazania-1 in the Orange Basin. We look forward to working with ECO Atlantic and an efficient operation.

After South-Africa we will move on to Mauretania for plugging and abandonment of four firm and one optional well in the Tullow Oil operated Banda and Tiof fields.

We are also thrilled to announce that we have signed a contract with Trident Energy to provide the Island Innovator drilling unit and associated services for the offshore Equatorial Guinea drilling campaign. The work is planned to start in September/October of 2023.

BRING ON THE CHALLENGE