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Consent to use Scarabeo 5 for permanent well plugging

Statoil has received consent to use Scarabeo 5 for permanent plugging of well 6506/11-N-4 H on the Kristin field.


Statoil has allocated up to 27 days for the activity, which will start in mid-May 2015. Water depth at the site is 367 metres.

Scarabeo 5 is a type ME 4500 drilling facility and was built at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Genoa, Italy in 1990. It is operated by Saipem Norwegian Branch (Saipem). It is registered in the Bahamas and classified by ABS.

Scarabeo 5 was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in May 2003.

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