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Consent to conduct exploration drilling with Mærsk Guardian in the southern North Sea

Dong E&P Norge AS (Dong) has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of well 1/3-10 with the mobile facility Mærsk Guardian.


Well 1/3-10 is part of production license 274 and is located approx. 260 km southwest of Stavanger (see map). The water depth at the site is approx. 72 meters.

The Mærsk Guardian is operated by Maersk Contractors Norge AS. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) on 1 November 2002.

According to the application for consent, Dong will start drilling in August or September 2007.

Contact person in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Mike Theiss