Equinor gets nod for further Castberg area well offshore northern Norway

The semisubmersible Transocean Enabler will drill well 7219/9-3 on the Mist prospect in the Barents Sea.
The semisubmersible Transocean Enabler will drill well 7219/9-3 on the Mist prospect in the Barents Sea.
(Courtesy Transocean)

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – The semisubmersible Transocean Enabler is set to drill the Mist prospect in the Barents Sea in mid-October, after operator Equinor gained approval from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority.

Well 7219/9-3 will be drilled on license 532, 22 km (13.7 mi) south-southeast of the Johan Castberg field, in a water depth of 326 m (1,069 ft).

The program should take 39 days to complete.

09/13/2019

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