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Consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea

Eni Norge AS (Eni) has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of well 6607/2-1 using the mobile facility Transocean Leader.


Well 6607/2-1 is part of production license 329 where Eni is operator. The other licensees are DONG Norge AS, Gaz de France Norge AS and Petoro AS.

Brønnlokasjon 6607/2-1

Well location

The well has the following coordinates: 66º 49' 20.18'' N, 7º 22' 15.50'' E. The water depth at the site is approx. 860 meters. The estimated duration of the activity is 41 days.

The Transocean Leader is a semi-submersible mobile drilling facility owned and operated by Transocean Offshore (North Sea) Ltd. It was delivered from Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea in 1987.

The facility received the Petroleum Safety Authority's (AoC) in December 2004.

Contact person i the Petroleum Safety Authority
Mike Theiss