Wintershall Dea has received the green light for well 6604/5-2 S by The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
Well 6604/5-2 S will be drilled by the semi-submersible ‘Scarabeo 8’ drilling unit after concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6604/6-1 for Wintershall Dea Norge AS in production license 894.
According to PSA, the scheduled start date for drilling is December 2019 and is expected to last at least 44 days for well 6604 / 5-2 S (Balderbrå)and at least 51 days for 6604 / 6-1 (Gullstjerne).
The drilling program for well 6604/5-2 S relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production license 894.
The well is to be drilled by the Moss CS 50 MkII designed semi-submersible drilling rig ‘Scarabeo 8’. The rig was built in 2011 by Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy and completed at Westcon’s yard in Ølensvåg in Rogaland county.