Dolphin Drilling: No ‘everlasting’ restraining order in place for rig in Nigeria

Dolphin Drilling: No ‘everlasting’ restraining order in place for rig in Nigeria

Home Fossil Energy Dolphin Drilling: No ‘everlasting’ restraining order in place for rig in Nigeria

Might 15, 2024,
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Melisa Čavčić

Norway-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has supplied an replace on an interim injunction, which Lagos-based Common Hydrocarbons Restricted (GHL) managed to safe in response to the Norwegian agency’s discover of termination of a drilling contract off the coast of Nigeria for a semi-submersible rig.

Blackford Dolphin rig; Supply: Dolphin Drilling

After Dolphin Drilling introduced the termination of a drilling contract for the Blackford Dolphin rig with Common Hydrocarbons Restricted and the request for arbitration to pursue the restoration of sums remaining due by GHL, the termination of the contract was disputed by the Nigerian oil and fuel participant, which additionally made an software to the African nation’s courts for an interim injunction in search of to take care of establishment, pending the appointment of an arbitrator.

“GHL is portraited in Nigerian media to have been granted a everlasting restraining order for the rig, which is inaccurate. This has been delivered to the courtroom’s consideration, whereupon the courtroom has directed GHL’s counsel to take steps to stop any such additional pre-emptive or prejudicial communications from being instigated by GHL, with counsel additionally enterprise to take action,” outlined Dolphin Drilling.

In response to the Norwegian offshore drilling contractor, no new resolution has been made by the Nigerian courtroom in regards to the restraining order for the Blackford Dolphin rig. The agency intends to offer extra details about the difficulty as additional developments within the arbitration and courtroom processes happen.

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Dolphin Drilling has confirmed the appointment of a sole arbitrator, which it deems mutually acceptable. The corporate highlights that the Nigerian courtroom is predicted to listen to arguments on Might 20, 2024, on the discharge of the established order orders earlier granted.

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