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Consent to conduct exploration drilling with Mærsk Gallant

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (ConocoPhillips) has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of well 2/9-4 with the mobile facility Mærsk Gallant.


The well is part of production license 273 and is located in the southern North Sea in 70 meters of water, about 263 km from the nearest land, which is Rauna in the County of Vest-Agder (see map).

Location of the well

According to the plan, ConocoPhillips will commence the drilling activity after the Mærsk Gallant has concluded its current activity on North Ekofisk 2/4-20 (link).

The duration of the drilling activity is approx. 235 days.

The Mærsk Gallant is operated by Maersk Contractors Norge A/S. The facility received an (AoC) in August 2002.

Contact person in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Mike Theiss