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Consent to use West Navigator on Ormen Lange

Consent: A/S Norske Shell (Shell) has been granted consent to use the mobile facility West Navigator for drilling and well operations in connection with the development of the southern part of Ormen Lange.


West Navigator has drilled production wells in the northern part of the field for the past 3.5 years and is currently concluding this work.

Depending on the progress of this work, it may start production drilling in the southern part of the field at the end of September/beginning of October 2009.

West Navigator

West Navigator (formerly West Navion, photo) is operated by Seadrill Management AS. The drilling facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) on 19 September 2009.