Aker BP's 24/9-13 Rumpetroll exploration well was spudded on June 16 with the Deepsea Nordkapp
targeting pre-drill resources of 45-148 mmboe in the Eocene injectite play.
The well is drilled using Deepsea Nordkapp
, a 6th generation semi-submersible rig, one of the most advanced rigs capable of work in extreme offshore conditions.
My onshore highlights were arriving at the Nordkapp
(the northernmost point of Norway) in mist, which lifted to reveal the most beautiful coastline.
The future of the Information Policy were discussing the entrepreneurial and technology-optimistic Sami Kuusela , led by a leading expert Olli-Pekka Rissanen, Ministry of Finance, digitalisaatiojohtaja Ville Peltola Technology Industries Association, the Maas expert Sonja Heikkil Nordkapp
, the digital world jurist James Lindgren Dottirista and Johannes Koponen think tank Demos Helsinki.
Our destination was Nordkapp
- the North Cape and at 71 degrees latitude just 1,500 miles from the pole and further north than Dead Horse in Alaska.
So what better way to celebrate its 30th anniversary than by finding out just how chilled it is by driving one to Nordkapp
, the most northerly tip of mainland Europe, in sub-zero conditions?
The project aims to secure the highly exposed road section of the E69 towards Nordkapp
The next day brought us to Honningsvag, the northermost city in Norway, and the departure point for North Cape, or Nordkapp
. It's where the Barents Sea meets the Norwegian Sea, a little more than 1,300 miles south of the North Pole, located on an impressively steep cliff.
Instead of testing it in and around a specially selected European city, a cosmopolitan army of motoring pundits were invited to drive the new Kuga on various legs of a 3,100-mile journey from Athens in Greece, to Nordkapp
in Norway, commonly referred to as most northernmost point of mainland Europe.
Battling extreme weather conditions, potentially fending off wolves and other wildlife, the adrenaline junkie is making the trek to the most northerly point in mainland Europe - Nordkapp
Group leader Abdul Wahid Al Sayed told Gulf News over the phone from Sweden, on their return trip, that they traversed around 4,800km from Hamburg, Germany to Nordkapp
, Norway, which falls within the Arctic Circle.
"Islay is doing really well, but she is still under the care of paediatricians and I think it is only other families who have experienced the noises and smells of SCBU who can really understand what you went through." In 2014, Gordon completed his first charity motorbike adventure, 'Arctic Ride 2014', by riding his motorbike 6,000 miles to Nordkapp
in the Arctic Circle, raising over PS5,000 for brain injury charity Cerebra, who have helped his little brother Robbie over the past 18 years.