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Contract Termination for ther Bolette Dolphin

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02 July 2017

Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has received a termination for convenience notice from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the contract for the drilling unit Bolette Dolphin. The termination will be effective at end August 2017. The termination fee will be approximately USD 96 million as per contract.


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29 Jul 2015

Anadarko confirms discovery with Kronos well

Anadarko continues an active deepwater exploration program. The company's first well, Kronos, in the frontier basin offshore Colombia, encountered 130 to 230 net feet of natural gas pay in the upper objective, proving the presence of a working petroleum system and validating the company's geologic and seismic interpretations. Drilling is ongoing toward the deeper objective before mobilizing the rig to drill the Calasu prospect, which is also located in the 4.5-million-acre Grand Fuerte Block, approximately 100 miles northeast of the Kronos well.

4 May 2017

Bolette Dolphin Completes Gorgon-1 in Colombia

The Bolette Dolphin has completed its two well exploration campaign in Colombia for Anadarko and is now mobilising back to West Africa. The rig will remain under contract with Anadarko until July 2018.

21 Feb 2014

Fred Olsen Energy ASA receives 'Bolette Dolphin' drillship

Bolette Dolphin Pte. Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has today taken delivery of the ultra-deepwater drillship Bolette Dolphin from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. The ‘Bolette Dolphin’ drillship was ordered by Fred Olsen Energy in April 2011 and will be the company’s second drillship unit alongside the existing ‘Belford Dolphin’ drillship. The ‘Bolette Dolphin’ will shortly mobilize to West Africa to commence drilling operations for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

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