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Consent for exploration drilling using Songa Trym

Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 35/11-17 in production licence 090 in the North Sea using the Songa Trym mobile drilling facility.

The facility's planned position is:

  • 61º 03' 31.22" N 
  • 03º 31' 57.08" E

Water depth at the site is 360 metres.

Drilling is planned to begin in mid-January 2014, with a duration of around 60 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 and operated by Songa Offshore.

The facility received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in February 2013.

Journal 2013/1521


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