One more Barents Sea well in line for ‘Songa Enabler’

Oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill a well in the Hoop area in the Barents Sea with the Songa Enabler drilling rig.

According to the PSA’s statement on Thursday, the company has received consent to drill the well 7325/4-1 at Gemini Nord in the Barents Sea.

The well site lies in 447 meters of water some 275 kilometers from Nordkapp and 200 kilometers from Bjørnøya.

The drilling is estimated to last for 19 days and is scheduled to start in June using the Songa Enabler semi-submersible Cat D drilling rig.

The rig was delivered by the Daewoo yard in South Korea in 2016. It is registered in Norway and classified by DNV-GL. Songa Offshore received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the rig from the PSA in July 2016.

Statoil plans to drill fie wells in the Barents Sea this year. The first of five, the Blåmann well, was spud on May 22 and a drilling permit for the second well, the Kayak, was issued by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate in early June. This makes the Gemini Nord well the third well in Statoil’s Barents Sea campaign.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Apr 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
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 1 2 3 4 5

GeoConvention 2019

GeoConvention offers some of the best local and international insights to efficient energy exploration…

read more >

16th MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS EXHIBITION

The Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition display products like oil and gas products, oil and gas services…

read more >

Erbil International Oil & Gas Exhibition 2019

The event will be held at the Erbil International Fair Ground which is one of the largest energy related events in Iraq…

read more >

THE 24 th IRAN INTERNATIONAL OIL , GAS , REFINING & PETROCHEMICAL EXHIBITION

The second largest OPEC producer, Iran sits atop 11 percent of oil and 18 percent of gas…

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

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