Water depth at the site is approx. 117 metres.
The facility's planned position is:
Drilling is planned to begin in October 2013, with a duration of 33 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
Ocean Vanguard is operated by Diamond Offshore with operations offices in Stavanger and technical and operational support from the company's office in Aberdeen.
The facility is registered in the Marshall Islands with Det Norske Veritas as the classification society. Ocean Vanguard was built in 1982 and received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA in July 2004.
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