Statoil has received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's (PSA's) consent to use the Songa Delta mobile drilling facility for drilling, sidetrack drilling and completion on the Stjerne field in production licence 104.
The Stjerne field, previously known as Katla, is situated in the northern part of the North Sea, about 13 kilometres southwest of Oseberg Sør.
Water depth at the site is 103 metres.
The Songa Delta semi-submersible drilling rig is owned by Songa Offshore and operated by Songa Management AS.
Songa Delta is a third generation Ocean Ranger type mobile drilling facility, commissioned at Rauma Repola in Finland in 1981. The facility has been modified several times, and is registered in Norway with Det Norske Veritas (DNV) as classification society
Letter to Statoil Petroleum ASA (In Norwegian)
Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
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