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Consent for exploration drilling using Songa Trym

Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of wells 6608/11-8 and 6608/10-15 in production licence 128 using the Songa Trym mobile drilling facility.


The facility’s planned position during drilling will be:

Well  6608/11-8:

  • 66° 07' 39.83" N
  • 08° 20' 12.39" E

Well  6608/10-15:

  • 66° 05' 20.74" N
  • 08° 16' 42.77" E

Drilling is planned to begin in mid-June 2013, with a duration of 77 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

Songa Trym 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 2013/439

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77