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Consent to use West Venture at Troll

Norsk Hydro Produksjon AS has been granted consent to use the mobile facility West Venture for production drilling at the Troll field.


Vest VentureThe consent applies to drilling, completion, well workovers, interventions and plugback operations on wells at Troll Oil in the period 1 September 2007 - 31 August 2010.

West Venture (pictured) is a fifth generation semisubmersible mobile facility of the Kværner Maritime KMAR CS-45 design type, equipped with dynamic positioning. The facility is equipped with two drilling towers.

The drilling facility has been in operation at Troll Oil since the start-up in March 2000.

West Venture is operated by Seadrill Offshoe AS. The facility received an (AoC) in January 2004.

Contact person in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Mike Theiss