PSA sanctions Toutatis well offshore mid-Norway

July 24, 2019

Offshore staff

OSLO, NorwayWintershall Dea will drill the Toutatis prospect in the Norwegian North Sea, following approval by Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).

The semisubmersible West Hercules should spud well 6611/1-1 in license PL 896 in September or October. Drilling is expected to last 29 days.

The location is 150 km (93 mi) northeast of the Equinor-operated Norne field. Water depth is 357 m (1,171 ft).