Equinor granted permit for North Sea drilling

July 3, 2024
Equinor is expected to begin drilling the exploration well in August.

Equinor Energy AS has been granted a permit by the Norwegian Offshore Directorate to drill in the North Sea.

Exploration well 31/1-4, in production license 923 B, is expected to be drilled by Odfjell Drilling AS’s Deepsea Atlantic semisubmersible in August.

Equinor is operator of the license with 60% interest. Partners are DNO Norge AS (20%) and Petoro AS (20%).