The rig’s position during drilling will be:
Water depth at the site is around 413 metres and it is around 242 kilometres to the nearest mainland at Nordkapp municipality.
Drilling is planned to begin in mid-July 2014, with a duration of around 27 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
Transocean Spitsbergen is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the Aker H-6e type. It was built at the Aker Stord yard in 2009, is registered in the Marshall Islands and classified by DnV. The facility received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in October 2012.