Statoil hires rig for Flemish Pass, Jeanne d'Arc drilling

By OGJ editors

Statoil ASA has reached an agreement to use Seadrill’s West Aquarius harsh environment semisubmersible on its 2012-2013 exploratory drilling  offshore Newfoundland.

The rig, capable of drilling in as much as 3,000 m of water, will drill two exploratory wells in the Flemish Pass basin and one in the Jeanne d’Arc basin. The rig has been taken on under an assignment from ExxonMobil Deepwater Rig Ltd.

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