Fred.Olsen Energy, Hyundai Settle Rig Dispute
Rig firm Fred. Olsen Energy and South Korean yard Hyundai Heavy Industries settle dispute over construction of semi-submersible rig Bollsta Dolphin.
Shares in Fred. Olsen Energy up 17 percent at 0736 GMT on the news, after rising 37 percent at the opening of the Oslo bourse. Ownership of platform will be retained by Hyundai and arbitration proceedings associated with disputes have been terminated by consent. Fred. Olsen Energy's subsidiary firm Bollsta Dolphin will receive about $176.4 million from Hyundai of first installment paid by Bollsta.
Reporting by Gwladys Fouche