Equinor Energy AS and partners have agreed to drill four new wells on Statfjord Øst in the Tampen area in the North Sea, 7 km northeast of Statfjord field in 150-190 m of water.
The field has been developed with two subsea production templates and one water injection template, tied-back to the Statfjord C platform. In addition, two production wells have been drilled from Statfjord C.
Planned start-up is in the spring of 2023, and rig COSLPromoter has been contracted to drill the wells. In addition to the four wells on Statfjord Øst, the rig also has options for drilling five wells for Statfjord satellite fields. The contract value is about $56 million for the fixed part of the agreement, estimated to last for 220 days.
Equinor is operator (31.6875%) with partners Petoro AS (30%), Vår Energi AS (20.55%), Spirit Energy Norway AS (11.5625%), Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS (4.8%), and Wintershall Dea Norge AS (1.4%).