The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Equinor Energy AS (Equinor) consent to use Transocean Endurance for drilling, completion and slot recovery of well 31/2 D-7 BY1H/BY2H/BY3H on the Troll field in the North Sea.
The consent comprises the use of Transocean Endurance for drilling, completion and slot recovery of well 31/2 D-7 BY1H/BY2H/BY3H for Troll oil. Water depth at the site is 335.1 metres.
The operation is scheduled to start in December 2018 and estimated to last 117 days.
Transocean Endurance is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the CAT D type. It was delivered by the Daewoo yard in South Korea in 2016, is registered in Norway and classified by DNV-GL.
The rig was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in January 2016.