Statoil to Carry Out Exploration Drilling in Troll Field (Norway)

Statoil to Carry Out Exploration Drilling in Troll Field (Norway)

Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 31/2-P-24 AH with the Stena Don mobile drilling facility.

The consent relates to drilling of well 31/2-P-24 AH. The well is located on the Troll field, and is part of production licences 054 and 085, where Statoil is the operator.

The well will be drilled as a sidetrack from existing production well 31/2-P-24 H. The objective is to investigate an exploration prospect in the Brent formation.

Expected start-up of drilling activities is 16 September 2012. The activity has an estimated duration of 30 days.

Stena Don is operated by Stena Drilling, and is a Sonat/Hitachi designed, semi-submersible drilling facility, built in 2001. An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) was granted in March 2002.

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Press Release, September 04, 2012

 

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