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Consent to use COSLPioneer for drilling and completion

Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to use the COSLPioneer mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion of wells 34/8-C-2 H and 34/8-C-2 AH at Visund Nord.


The rig’s position during drilling will be:
• 61º 26' 06.102" N
• 02º 35' 20.838" E

The activity is scheduled to begin in August, with a duration of around 120 days.

Visund is an oil field located east of the Snorre field in the northern sector of the North Sea. Water depth is around 335 metres.
COSLPioneer is a type GM4000, built at Yantai Raffles Shipyard, China in 2010. The facility is owned and operated by COSL Drilling Europe. It is registered in Singapore and classified by DnV.

COSLPioneer received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA on 17 June 2011.

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