Vår Energi, Equinor hire Floatel's offshore accommodation rigs


Offshore accommodation company Floatel International said Sunday it had won three contracts in Norway. 

The company, which owns a fleet of semi-submersible flotels, said the contracts were with Vår Energi and Equinor.

With Vår Energi, the contract is expected to start in June 2021. The contract is for a period of three months plus options.

Floatel has also secured two contracts with Equinor for execution in 2022. 

One contract is for Breidablikk development in the North Sea with a start date in April 2022. The contract is for a period of four to six months.

The second Equinor contract is for the Johan Sverdrup Phase II, also start date around April 2022 for a period of five to eight months.

Floatel International said the rigs, which will be used for the three contracts, were yet to be nominated. It did not share financial details.