Faroe Petroleum gets green light to drill Brasse prospect (Norway)

Offshore exploration company Faroe Petroleum will drill for hydrocarbons in the North Sea, offshore Norway, by using Transocean’s 1987-built semi-sub rig. 

The oil industry safety body Petroleum Safety Authority Norway on Wednesday said it had granted Faroe Petroleum consent for exploration drilling over the companies production licence 740.

PSA said the drilling of the the exploration well 31/7-1 in the Brasse prospect would be carried out using the Transocean Arctic semi-submersible drilling rig.

The well is located 16 kilometers south-east of Oseberg A and around 93 kilometers west of Sotra in Hordaland. Water depth at the site is 188 metres.

The drilling will start in the second half of May at the earliest, with an estimated duration of up to 57 days.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Feb 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) 2020

Offshore Energy addresses the technical, operational and commercial challenges associated with future sector growth.

read more >

CERAWeek 2020

 Each year, CERA clients gathered for a few days in Houston…

read more >

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) showcases leading-edge technology for offshore drilling, exploration…

read more >

OWI APAC 2020

Over the two-day conference, 30 expert speakers will share exclusive insight to help drive well work efficiencies through innovative…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply