Statoil has received consent to use Deepsea Atlantic for permanent plugging of well 34/10-52A/B at Gullfaks Sør.
Gullfaks Sør lies due south of Gullfaks in the northern part of the North Sea. The field has been developed using a total of 12 subsea templates tied back to the Gullfaks A and Gullfaks C facilities.
Expected start-up of the operation is mid-August 2014, with a duration of approx. 16 days.
Deepsea Atlantic is a drilling facility of the MODU GVA 7500 type and is operated by Odfjell Drilling AS. The facility was completed in 2009, is registered in Norway and is classified by DNV.
Press Release, July 25, 2014