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Aker BP receives consent for exploration drilling in the North Sea

We have given Aker BP consent for exploration drilling of well 25/10-16 S in the North Sea.


Aker BP is the operator for production licence 028B. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 25/10-16 S, which aims to investigate a prospect named Hanz.

The well is in the North Sea and the drilling coordinates will be:

  • 59° 02’ 12.88" N
  • 02° 13’ 41.63" E

Water depth in the area is 113 metres.

The well is to be drilled by Maersk Interceptor. The facility was delivered by the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore in 2014. Maersk Interceptor is owned by Maersk AS and operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS.

Øyvind Midttun, press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77