Statoil commissions Songa Equinox in Troll field

December 8, 2015

Songa Equinox has commenced drilling operations under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil at the Troll Field on the Norwegian continental shelf, and the rig is now on operating rate.

Songa Equinox is the first rig in a series of four Category D semisubmersible drilling rigs, specifically built for and contracted to Statoil.

"The start of drilling operations for Songa Equinox is another milestone in the Cat D project. Our organization is looking forward to working collaboratively with Statoil over the next eight years", said Bjørnar Iversen, Songa Offshore CEO.

Image from Songa Offshore.



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