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    Edda Fjord acting as flotel for Thunder Horse

    Vessel & ROV News // February 21, 2006

    Østensjø Rederi in Norway has announced that Edda Fjord is currently contracted to provide offshore accommodation for a maximum of 450 personnel for BP America Production Company in connection with BP's Thunder Horse Project.

    The Thunder Horse Production Drilling and Quarters (PDQ) structure is a semi-submersible located 150 miles south east of the mouth of the Mississippi river, in a water depth of approximately 6,040ft.

    Thunder Horse will be developed as a combination of subsea drill centres that tieback to a floating production platform located in Mississippi Canyon Block 778.

    Edda Fjord has a firm contract until the end of March 2006 with two additional three month options.

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