The consent covers permanent plugging and abandonment of a total of 23 production wells at the Ekofisk 2/4 facility.
This activity is taking place in connection with the shutdown of the Ekofisk 2/4-A facility.
Ekofisk 2/4-A was the first permanent platform in the Ekofisk area - and on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The first oil production, from well A-13, took place on 25 April 1974. Production finally ended on 31 August 2013.