Statoil Petroleum as has received consent to use the West Epsilon rig for production drilling.
The consent relates to production drilling of well 15/3-A-14 on the Gudrun field.
Water depth at the site is 109 metres.
The expected start-up for drilling is July 2013. The duration of the activity is estimated at approx. 10 days.
The West Epsilon jack-up drilling rig is operated by North Atlantic Drilling, previously called Seadrill Offshore AS.
Press Release, June 25, 2013