Lundin Norway AS will use the Island Innovator for drilling and production testing on the Gohta field.
Lundin Norway AS has received the consent of the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the Island Innovator mobile drilling rig for drilling and production testing of wildcat well 7120/1-4 S in production licence 492 on the Gohta field.
The Gohta field is in the Barents Sea, 35 km north-west of the Snøhvit field.
Water depth at the site is approx. 332 metres.
Drilling is planned to begin in May 2014, with a duration of approx. 65 days.
Island Innovator is a Global Maritime GM4000-WI design semi-submersible mobile drilling rig built in 2012 at Cosco (Zhoushan) Shipyard in China. It is owned by Maracc ASA and operated by Odfjell Drilling. Its flag state is Norway, and DNV is the classification society.
April 08, 2014