Bideford Dolphin prepares for Norway well campaign

Statoil has approval from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway for a multi-field program in the North Sea employing the semisubmersible Bideford Dolphin.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway -- Statoil has approval from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway for a multi-field program in the North Sea employing the semisubmersible Bideford Dolphin.

The rig will be used for drilling, sidetrack drilling, plugging, completion and well interventions.

The first well should be is 30/6-C-27 AH on Oseberg, followed by two wells on Vigdis, well 30/9-J-14 AH on Oseberg Sør, activities on six templates on Vigdis and three templates on Tordis. However, the prioritization may change.

There will also be a permanent plugback of well 30/6-C-27 AH on Oseberg.

Work should start in June 2011, and last through 2014.

05/31/2011

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