The Varg field is located in the southern North Sea, about 230 kilometres west of Jæren, and belongs to production license 038.
According to TENAS, the purpose of the drilling activity is to increase production from the field by drilling in new reservoir areas
Planned start-up of the activity is 1 August 2009.
Mærsk Guardian (photo) is a jack-up drilling facility, built in 1986. It is operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS.