Anadarko to Terminate Contract for Belford Dolphin Drillship

Dolphin Drilling Ltd says today they have received a termination for convenience notice from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the contract of their Belford Dolphin drillship. The termination will be effective in early September 2015 and comes with a termination fee of approximately USD 52 million. The termination fee will help to cover the 5-year Class Renewal Survey (CRS) … [Read more...]

BG International Signs $65 Million UK North Sea Contract for the Borgholm Dolphin

Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, announced today they have entered into a contract with BG International Ltd for the provision of the accommodation semi-submersible Borgholm Dolphin for a nine month period commencing 1st of August 2014 supporting operations in the UK sector. The estimated contract value is approximately USD $65.5 million. An … [Read more...]

Borgholm Dolphin Receives 12 Month North Sea Contract, Plus Cool Storm Video

Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, received a letter of intent today for the provision of the accommodation semi-submersible Borgholm Dolphin for a twelve month period commencing 1 June 2013 supporting operations in the UK sector. The letter of intent remains subject to formal approvals and final contract. Estimated contract value is approximately … [Read more...]

Dolphin Drilling Gains Long Term Contract for the Bollsta Dolphin Newbuild

Still under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries, the semi-submersible drilling rig which will eventually be named the Bollsta Dolphin, has just been awarded a $1.064 billion, 5-year contract by Chevron.  The rig is scheduled to operate in the UK North Sea at a day rate of $560,000 following it's delivery from HHI near the end of Q1 2015. Owned by Dolphin Drilling, a … [Read more...]