First well spuddedSwap with Petronord group

Norway’s first drilling rig

person by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Half the hull of Ocean Viking was built by Rosenberg mek Verksted in Stavanger, and the rest by Danish shipbuilder Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen.
— NOMF-02597.16
© Norsk Oljemuseum

These two components were then towed to Nylands Verksted in Oslo for assembly by the Aker group. It was named there in September 1966.

The Phillips and Petronord exploration groups shared the use of this drilling rig.

First well spuddedSwap with Petronord group
Published 22. May 2019   •   Updated 11. September 2019
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