The consent relates to the drilling of exploration well 15/8-2 in production licence 303. The well is located about 250 kilometres southwest of Stavanger. The consent also covers the drilling of a potential sidetrack.
The well has the following geographical coordinates:
N 58° 24' 55.08", E 01° 32' 49.89” Water depth at the site is approx. 119 metres.
Drilling is scheduled to start in late July/early August 2011. The expected duration of the activity is about 79-124 days, depending on potential discoveries.
COSLPioneer (Photo: S.H. Glette, PSA)
COSLPioneer is a semi-submersible drilling facility, type GM 4000D, operated by COSL Drilling Europe AS.
Link: COSL Drilling receives Acknowledgement of Compliance for COSLPioneer.
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