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Total E&P Norge AS receives consent for exploration drilling

Total E&P Norge AS (TEPN) has received consent for exploration drilling of wells 25/6-5 S and 25/6-5 A.

TEPN is the operator for production licence 627 in block 25/6 in the central North Sea.

TEPN is to drill wells 25/6-5 S and 25/6-5 A Skirne Øst, to investigate the find's potential.

Expected start-up is March 2015 with a duration of approx. 50 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

Leiv Eiriksson is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the SS Trosvik Bingo 9000 type. The facility is owned by Ocean Rig and will be operated by Rig Management Norway.

Leiv Eiriksson received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in July 2008.


Inger Anda, Director for communication and public affairs
Email: inger.anda@ptil.no | +47 970 54 064