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Consent for use of Scarabeo 5 in block 6507/2

Eni Norway AS has been granted consent for use of the mobile facility Scarabeo 5 on Marulk in the Norwegian Sea.


The consent applies to drilling of pilot well 6507/2-N-2 H, production well 6507/2-N-2 AH, and production well 6507/2N-4 H in the Nordland II area.

The wells belong to production licence 122. The water depth in the area is approx. 367 metres.

The start-up is scheduled for September 2011. The activity will go on for approx. 196 days.

Scarabeo 5 (picture) is a mobile drilling facility built in Italy at Fincantieri Shipyards Genova, completed in 1990. It is operated by Saipem Norwegian Branch (Saipem).

The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in May 2003 (link).

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