ConocoPhillips to drill North Sea prospect west of Ringhorne

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia will drill its first well on a license in the western Norwegian North Sea, after receiving sanction from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.

The semisubmersible will drill well 25/7-8 S in the Norwegian North Sea.
The semisubmersible will drill well 25/7-8 S in the Norwegian North Sea.
(Courtesy Transocean)

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – ConocoPhillips Skandinavia will drill its first well on a license in the western Norwegian North Sea, after receiving sanction from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.

The semisubmersible Leiv Eiriksson will drill well 25/7-8 S, 15 km (9.3 mi) west of the Ringhorne field and 210 km (130 mi) west of Stavanger.

Surrounding license PL917 was awarded in February 2018, under Norway’s APA 2017 round.

Partners include Ringhorne operator Vår Energi.

Location of well 25/7-8 S in the Norwegian North Sea.Location of well 25/7-8 S in the Norwegian North Sea.(Map courtesy Norwegian Petroleum Directorate)

10/22/2019

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