Green light for Lundin to use ‘Rowan Viking’ in North Sea

Lundin Norway AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use Rowan Viking to drill production wells on the Edvard Grieg field in the North Sea, Norway.

Lundin Norway AS is the operator on the Edvard Grieg field in block 16/1 in the central North Sea, around 45 km south of the Grane and Balder fields and 180 km west of Stavanger. Water depth at the site is around 110 metres.

The field has been developed using a fixed wellhead, accommodation and production facility.

The PSA has now given Lundin consent to use the Rowan Viking jack-up drilling rig to drill 15 wells for production and water injection. Drilling will last until autumn 2017, with a break in summer 2015 while the seabed facilities are installed.

Rowan Viking is a mobile jack-up rig, built in Singapore in 2010. It is operated by Rowan Norway Ltd, whose headquarters are in Stavanger.

The rig was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AOC) by the PSA in August 2014.

Related: Damen completes ‘Rowan Viking’ a month ahead of schedule

 

Press Release, September 09, 2014

 

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Aug 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1

OEE Conference & Exhibition 2019

OEE2019 is organised by Ocean Energy Europe, the industry association representing ocean energy in Europe.

read more >

Shanghai Int Petrochemical and Offshore Oil & Gas and Chemical Industry Technology and Equipment Exhibition 2019

cippe Shanghai has attracts both…

read more >

OWI LATAM 2019

Over the two-day conference, 25+ expert speakers will share exclusive insight on how to develop an integrity, production and P&A strategy…

read more >

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit 2019

Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit will once again examine the industry’s developments…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply