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Consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 31/2-P-24 AH with Stena Don

Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 31/2-P-24 AH with the Stena Don mobile drilling facility.


The consent relates to drilling of well 31/2-P-24 AH. The well is located on the Troll field, and is part of production licences 054 and 085, where Statoil is the operator.

The well will be drilled as a sidetrack from existing production well 31/2-P-24 H. The objective is to investigate an exploration prospect in the Brent formation.

Expected start-up of drilling activities is 16 September 2012. The activity has an estimated duration of 30 days.

The facility’s planned position:

  • 60° 52’ 35.74” N
  • 03° 29’ 39.83” E

Water depth at the site is 338.5 m MSL.


 

Stena Don (photo) is operated by Stena Drilling, and is a Sonat/Hitachi designed, semi-submersible drilling facility, built in 2001. An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) was granted in March 2002.
 

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