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Consent to use Transocean Arctic in the Tampen area

Statoil ASA (Statoil) has received consent to use the mobile facility Transocean Arctic for drilling and completion of wells on Skinfaks/Rimfaks IOR (increased oil recovery).


The consent covers drilling and completion of five production wells in block 34/10. The wells are to be drilled from a subsea template with four slots (N), and an underwater satellite structure (N5), see illustration.

Kilde: Statoil

The N template is situated about 8 km southwest of Gullfaks A, and satellite N5 is situated about 5 km further south of the N template.

The planned activities are estimated to last for 335 days.

The consent has been granted in part on the basis of the Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the Transocean Arctic, issued on 20 July 2004, with the .

Link: Acknowledgement of Compliance for Transocean Arctic

Contact person i the Petroleum Safety Authority
Mike Theiss