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Consent to use Scarabeo 5 at Tyrihans

Consent: StatoilHydro has received consent to use the mobile facility Scarabeo 5 for production drilling.


The consent concerns wells 6406/3-D-1 H, D-2 H and D-4 H at Tyrihans. The well template has the following geographical coordinates:

N 64° 46’ 47.1”, E 6° 59’ 26.6”. Water depth at the site is 268 metres.

Planned start-up of the activity is November/December 2009. The operation has an estimated duration of 30 days.

Scarabeo 5 (source: Picasa)

Scarabeo 5 (photo) is a mobile facility built in Italy at Fincantieri Shipyards Genova, commissioned in 1990. It is operated by Saipem Norwegian Branch (Saipem).

The facility received an Acknowledgment of Compliance (AoC) in May 2003 (link).