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Consent for exploration drilling

Total E&P (Total) is the operator for production licence 618 and has received consent to drill exploration well 1/5-5 using Mærsk Gallant.


The coordinates of the well will be:

  • 56° 43' 48" N
  • 02° 39' 20" E

Mærsk Gallant is a jack-up drilling facility, built at Far East Levingston Shipbuilding (FELS) in Singapore in 1993. The facility is operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS. It received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in August 2002.

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has now granted consent for the use of Maersk Gallant in accordance with Total's application.

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