Maersk Oil Gets Green Light for Drilling in Norwegian Sea

Maersk Oil Norway AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 6406/3-9T in the Norwegian Sea using the mobile facility Transocean Winner.

The well will be drilled in production licence 431, about 12 kilometres south of the Åsgard field.

The well has the following coordinates: N 64° 58′ 04″, E 06° 41′ 12″. Water depth at the site is approx. 316 metres.

The plan is for the drilling to last 54-116 days, depending on discovery and testing and drilling of possible sidetracks.

Transocean Winner is owned by Transocean Offshore and operated by Transocean Offshore (North Sea) Ltd NUF, with headquarters in Stavanger.

The facility was built in 1983 at Götaverken Arendal in Gothenburg.

 

Source: Ptil ,March 22, 2011; Image:

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jan 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
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 30 31 1 2

Navingo Career Event

The Navingo Career Event is Europe’s biggest career event for the maritime…

read more >

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020 Postponed

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 >

2020 EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION STANDARDS CONFERENCE ON OILFIELD EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

The development of consensus standards is one of API’s oldest and most successful programs.

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