Tag Archives: Ocean Vanguard

Gas discovery near Norne

Statoil has discovered gas two kilometers south-west of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea during the drilling of exploration well 6507/3-8. A gas column 143 meters high was identified in the Fangst and Båt group of the Middle and Lower Jurassic, with good reservoir properties. The find is estimated to contain 1.3-1.5 billion standard cubic meters ...

StatoilHydro gets consent for exploration drilling in Norwegian North Sea

Ocean Vanguard is of the Trosvik, Bingo 3000 design, and built in 1982 by Trosvic Framnaes, Brevik Norway.

StatoilHydro has been granted consent for exploration drilling in the northern part of the North Sea using the mobile facility Ocean Vanguard. Well 25/2-17 is located on the Frigg field and belongs to production license 442. The start-up of the drilling activities is planned for August 2009 as soon as Ocean Vanguard has completed drilling on exploration ...