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Consent for exploration drilling using Songa Trym

Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 35/11-6 in production licence 090 in the North Sea using the Songa Trym mobile drilling facility.


The rig’s position during drilling will be:

61º 08' 01.1” N
03º 32' 01.2” E

Water depth at the site is 363 metres.

Drilling is planned to begin in November 2013, with a duration of 50 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

Songa Trym (photo) is a mobile facility built in Norway at Aker Værdal, and completed in 1976. The facility is owned by Songa Offshore ASA and will be operated by Odfjell Drilling AS.


Journal 2013/1222

Inger Anda, Director for communication and public affairs
Email: inger.anda@ptil.no | +47 970 54 064