• Press release from Island Drilling Company AS

    Press release from Island Drilling Company AS

    Island Drilling Company AS is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a contract with Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, to drill one well on PL888 Canela license, located west of Heidrun field. Block 6507/7.
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  • Island Innovator er på Hanøytangen for klassing

    Island Innovator er på Hanøytangen for klassing

    Island Drilling har overtatt management på Island Innovator og bemanner riggen med eget mannskap og ny boreorganisasjon. Riggen gjennomgår nå klassing av brønnkontrollutstyr kraner og skrog samt ytterligere vinterisering før den går ut på ny kontrakt

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 subsesea templates.

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

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Island innovator has been in continuous operations for since 2013 and is currently in yard for SPS and further winterisation, as well as operational preparation and crew training. The rig is on schedule to commence drilling for CNOOC in UK waters, before returning to NCS under contract with Faroe Petroleum