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Consent given for use of Island Frontier and Island Wellserver at Gjøa

We have given the operator Neptune Energy (Neptune) consent to use the well intervention facilities Island Frontier and Island Wellserver at Gjøa.


Gjøa is an oil and gas field in the northern North Sea. The field belongs to production licence 153 and extends over blocks 35/9 and 36/7.

Gjøa was proved in 1989 and the PDO (plan for development and operation) was approved in 2007. Statoil was the operator for the development of the field, while Gas de France (now Neptune Energy) took over as the field's operator in 2010.

The consent relates to well maintenance. The operations are estimated to last from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2019. 

Island Frontier was built in 2004 at the Søviknes yard. It is registered in Norway and classified by DNV GL.
Island Frontier was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in October 2006. 

Island Wellserver was built in 2008 at the Aker Langsten yard. It is registered in Norway and classified by DNV GL.
Island Wellserver was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in April 2009.

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