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Consent to carry out drilling and completion with Scarabeo 5

Statoil has received consent to carry out drilling and completion with the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility on Visund Sør.

Visund Sør is located in the northern part of the North Sea and is part of production licence 120

The planned start-up is early 2013 with a duration of 130 days.


Scarabeo 5 (photo) is a semi-submersible drilling facility, built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy in 1990 and registered in the Italian ship registry. The facility is owned and operated by Saipem.

Letter to Statoil Petroleum AS

Journal 2012/915

Inger Anda, Director for communication and public affairs
Email: inger.anda@ptil.no | +47 970 54 064