Phillips opens Stavanger officeFirst well spudded

Oil base leased

person by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Phillips secured a lease for 0.5 hectares of land at Notberget in Dusavik from local shipowner Torolf Smedvig. Blasting operations began on the same day.
Sprenging på Notberget i Dusavik. Foto: Smedvig ASA
— - APRIL 25, 1965, ON THE SAME DAY PHILIPS SIGNED A RENTAL CONTRACT WITH SMEDVIG, THE FIRST DYNAMITE WAS FIRED AT NOTBERGET IN DUSAVIK. PHOTO: SMEDVIG ASA
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The site was developed at speed to ensure that it was ready before the arrival of the Ocean Viking rig, which was under construction. Phillips moved in at the beginning of October.

Phillips opens Stavanger officeFirst well spudded
Published 22. May 2019   •   Updated 1. October 2019
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