Petro-Canada to Drill Exploration Well 34/4-11 with Songa Delta

Petro-Canada Norge AS (PCNO) has been granted consent to conduct exploration drilling of well 34/4-11 with the Songa Delta semisub.

The well is part of production license 375 and is located in the northern North Sea approximately 15 kilometers north-northwest of Snorre B, and 186 kilometers northwest of Mongstad. The closest distance to land is 141 kilometers (Ytteroyane). The water depth at the site is approximately 374 meters.

The drilling activity is planned to last for 65 days (dry well), and 85 days in the event of a discovery.

Songa Delta (formerly Deepsea Delta) is a third generation semisubmersible drilling rig of the type Ocean Ranger, completed at Rauma Repola (Finland) in 1981. Songa Delta is owned by Songa Management AS and operated by Odfjell Drilling AS in Bergen.