The contract will support Wintershall during the drilling operations on the field, which are planned to begin in March 2017.
The field, previously known as Astero, was discovered in 2005 and is located in the Troll/Fram area in the North Sea. The Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) was submitted to the Norwegian authorities in August 2016.
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