October 8, 2020

UK-based independent Bridge Petroleum has appointed well engineering and project management specialist Fraser Well Management (FWM) to operate the suspended appraisal well in the Galapagos field in the northern North Sea.

FWM launched its new turnkey well operatorship division earlier this year, providing end-to-end well operator support for the entire lifecycle of oil and gas wells. The Bridge contract marks a significant expansion for the new division, coming in the wake of the successful transfer of operatorship of NEO Energy’s Babbage and Victoria wells earlier in 2020.

Bridge’s Galapagos well, whose operatorship was awarded to FWM, is a suspended standalone subsea appraisal oil well located at a depth of 500ft in block 211/27 of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), 130km north-east of the Shetland Islands. Drilled in 2012, it was suspended by the previous licence holder in 2013. Read more…