PSA approves newbuild jackup for North Sea Oseberg drilling

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Statoil has authorization from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to use KCA Deutag’s newbuild jackup Askepott at the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 project in the North Sea.

The consent, which applies until November 2025, covers drilling, side track drilling, plugging and well interventions.

The Askepott is a Cat J type jackup owned by the partners in production license 053 (Oseberg), operated by Statoil. The rig, delivered earlier this year by Samsung in South Korea, is classified by DNV GL.

12/06/2017

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