Talisman Energy Norge AS will plug two wells on the Gyda field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
The company has received approval from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use the Island Constructor well intervention vessel for the operations.
The plugging operations on the wells 2/1-9 A and 2/1-11 are expected to start this month and will take 15 days to complete.
Gyda is an oil field located between Ula and Ekofisk in the southern part of the North Sea. The water depth in the area is 66 metres. The field has been developed with a combined drilling, accommodation and processing facility with a steel jacket. The Gyda oil field is named after the wife of Harold the Fair-haired remembered by medieval historians as the first King of Norway.