PSA Gives Okay to Use Transocean Arctic on Haltenbanken

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted its consent to Eni Norge for use of the Transocean Arctic for plugging of exploration well 6406/3-1 on Haltenbanken.

On December 14th during drilling operations on this well, the Ocean Vanguard lost two anchor chains, tore off the riser and had to be towed to land for repairs.

The Transocean Arctic will now plug and abandon the well.

The consent is given on the following conditions:

  • Eni Norge is to submit an evaluation of non-conformities associated with plugging and abandonment of well 6406/1-3 before the activity is commenced, cf. Section 6, litra f of the Information Duty Regulations.


  • Eni Norge is to submit coordination documents for emergency preparedness before the activity is commenced, cf. Section 6, litra i of the Information Duty Regulations.


  • Eni Norge is to submit a statement from the employees' representatives before the activity is commenced, cf. Section 6, litra l of the Information Duty Regulations.


  • The consent is granted in part on the basis of the Acknowledgement of Compliance for Transocean Arctic, granted on July 20, 2004, with the preconditions and obligations the Acknowledgement of Compliance represents for the shipowner and the operator.
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