The PSA has given AS Norske Shell (Shell) consent to use the Transocean Barents mobile drilling facility for plugging and abandonment of production well 6407/9-A-55 on the Draugen field.
Draugen is an oil field in the Norwegian Sea in 250 metres of water. The field has been developed using a fixed concrete facility with an integrated deck. Stabilised oil is stored in tanks in the base of the facility.
Transocean Barents is a semi-submersible mobile drilling facility of the Aker H-6e type. It was built at Aker Kværner Stord in 2009 and is owned and operated by Transocean. The facility is registered in the Marshall Islands and classified by DNV GL.
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