Aker BP granted North Sea drilling permit

Aker BP has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 25/2-20 in production license 442 in the North Sea.

Aker BP has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 25/2-20 in production license 442 in the North Sea.

The well will be drilled 20 km east of Frigg field using Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Stavanger semisubmersible drilling rig after it completes drilling well 15/6-16 S for Aker BP in PL 777.

This is the eight exploration well to be drilling in PL 442. The area in PL 442 consists of parts of Blocks 25/2 and 25/3.

Aker BP is operator with 90.26%. Lotos Exploration & Production Norge AS holds 9.74%.

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