Statoil receives approval to use Askepott rig at Oseberg Vestflanken 2

Statoil has received permission to use the Askepott mobile facility to drill at the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 concession in the North Sea.
By Staff reporter 7 December 2017 0 28695

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has said it has authorised oil and gas major Statoil to use the Askepott mobile facility to perform drilling, sidetrack drilling, plugging and well interventions at the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 concession in the North Sea.

Oseberg Vestflanken 2 is located approximately 8 km northwest of the centre of the Oseberg field and includes the Alpha, Gamma and Kappa oil and gas structures.

Statoil is the operator of the project, with a 49.3% stake. Other partners include Petoro (33.6%), Total (14.7%) and ConocoPhillips...

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