Aker BP drilling again on North Sea Liatårnet discovery

Aker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for appraisal drilling on last year’s Liatårnet discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.

The semisubmersible Deepsea Nordkapp is due to spud well 25/2-22 S in 112 m (367 ft) of water on production license 442.
The semisubmersible Deepsea Nordkapp is due to spud well 25/2-22 S in 112 m (367 ft) of water on production license 442.
(Courtesy Odfjell Drilling)

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OSLO, NorwayAker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for appraisal drilling on last year’s Liatårnet discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.

Odfjell Drilling’s semisubmersible Deepsea Nordkapp is due to spud well 25/2-22 S in 112 m (367 ft) of water on production license 442 in mid-January. The consent extends to a side track, 25/2-22 A.

Drilling is expected to take 36 days to complete.

Odfjell also secured work before Christmas for ConocoPhillips at the Greater Ekofisk Area in the southern Norwegian North Sea.

The five-year contract, due to start this summer, covers drilling operations, workovers, P&A activities and preventative and corrective maintenance of drilling facilities on three offshore platforms in the Greater Ekofisk Area.

01/06/2020

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