The consent applies to four production wells on the Duva field in the North Sea.

Drilling is scheduled to start in March 2020.

Deepsea Yantai is a semi-submersible drilling facility operated by Odfjell Drilling AS. The facility was built at the CIMC Raffles yard in China and was completed in 2016.

Deepsea Yantai received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA in November 2019.


Duva is a field in the northern part of the North Sea, six kilometres northeast of the Gjøa field. The water depth is 350 metres. Duva was discovered in 2016, and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 2019. Duva will be developed with a subsea facility including three production wells tied-back to the Gjøa Field.