OSLO, Norway – Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has authorized use of the semisubmersible Scarabeo 5 for a program of activities on production wells at the Njord field.
Statoil operates Njord, an oil field in the Norwegian Sea, 130 km (81 mi) north of Kristiansund in 330 m (1,082 ft) of water.
The field has been developed using a semisubmersible drilling, accommodation and production platform, Njord A, and the Njord B FSU. Production started in 1997.
Activities are due to start on Nov. 10.