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Consent to exploration drilling with Mærsk Giant

Talisman Energy Norge AS (TENAS) has received consent to drill and test three wildcat wells in blocks 7/8 and 7/11 in the southern North Sea.

Location of the wellsThe wells (marked in red) 7/8-5S, 7/11-11S and A, as well as 7/11-12S, are part of production license 301. This area is 250 kilometers southwest of Jæren. The water depth at this location is approx. 80 meters.

The drilling and testing will be carried out by the mobile facility Mærsk Giant, owned by AP Møller AS. This facility secured an Acknowledgement of Compliance in February 2002.

Drilling in this area will last until the end of 2006, but the Mærsk Giant will also conduct other activities during this period.

Contact in the PSA:
Mike Theiss