The rig’s position during drilling will be:
Water depth at the site is approx. 294 metres and it is around 42 kilometres to the nearest mainland at Knivskjelodden in Nordkapp municipality.
Drilling is planned to begin 1th of September 2014, with a duration of approx. 30 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
Transocean Spitsbergen is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the Aker H-6e type. It was built at the Aker Stord yard in 2009, is registered in the Marshall Islands and classified by DnV.
The facility received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in October 2012.
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