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Aker BP receives consent for exploration drilling in the North Sea

We have given Aker BP consent to drill appraisal well 2/11-12 S on the Hod field.


Aker BP is the operator for the Hod field, which is in the far south of the northern section of the North Sea. We have now given consent for an appraisal well to be drilled at Hod.
 
Well 2/11-12 S has the following geographical coordinates:
 
  • 56° 10’ 10.704” N
  • 03° 26’ 12.593” E
Water depth at the site is 70.9 metres.
 
Drilling is scheduled to begin on 15 December 2018. The drilling operations are expected to last between 45 and 95 days.
 
Well 2/11-12 S is to be drilled by the Maersk Interceptor mobile drilling facility, which is owned by Maersk AS and operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS. Maersk Interceptor was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in December 2014.

 

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