The jackup Maersk Interceptor started pre-drilling of production wells in mid-July, batch setting five deep set conductors, and the drilling program is ahead of schedule.
Construction of the platform topsides in Singapore is around 85% complete, and piping insulation has begun.
Last month, the helideck was lifted into place on the living quarters at Stord, Norway.
In late July, the jackup Maersk Integrator began pre-drilling production wells on Statoil’s nearby Gina Krog field, where Det norske is a partner. Here the development is based around a steel jacket and integrated topsides platform with living quarters and processing facilities.
Exploration wells were completed this summer on the East-3 segment, and the partners are assessing future tie-in possibilities.
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