The rig’s position during drilling is:
The water depth at the site is 302 metres.
Planned start-up is the beginning of June 2013 with a duration of 87 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
The Transocean Leader (above) is a semi-submersible mobile drilling facility owned and operated by Transocean Offshore North Sea Ltd. It was delivered from Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea in 1987.
The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA on 16 December 2004.
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