The Yme field is in the south-eastern section of the North Sea in 77-93 metres of water. The field was first developed in 1995, in production licence 114, with Statoil (now Equinor) as the operator. The production period lasted from 1996 to 2001.
The consent applies to accommodation and well maintenance on the Yme field.
The drilling operation will begin in September 2018.
Rowan Stavanger is a jack-up facility of the KFELS N class, delivered in 2011 by Keppel FELS Shipyard of Singapore. Rowan Stavanger is operated by Rowan Drilling Norway AS.
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