ENI TO USE SONGA ENABLER ON THE GOLIAT FIELD
The Petroleum Safery Authority of Norway (PSA) has given Eni Norge consent to use the Songa Enabler mobile drilling facility on the Goliat field.
The Goliat field is in production licence 229 in blocks 7122/7 and 7122/10, in the Barents Sea.
Drilling is scheduled to begin in late January 2018. The activity is expected to last for 116 days.
Songa Enabler is a semi-submersible drilling rig 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.
Songa Enabler was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in July 2016.
Goliat field is an offshore oil field in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea with recoverable reserves of 174 million barrels. It is located 85 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The license is owned by Eni Norge AS (operator, 65%) and Statoil Petroleum AS(35%). Oil was discovered in 2000. The field will be developed by using Goliat FPSO. (Source: PSA)
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