ConocoPhillips granted North Sea drilling permit

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 25/7-7 in production license 782 S in the North Sea.

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 25/7-7 in production license 782 S in the North Sea.

The well will be drilled about 17 km northwest of Balder field using the Leiv Eiriksson semisubmersible drilling rig.

This is the first well to be drilled in the license. The area in PL 782 S consists of parts of Blocks 25/7 and 25/10.

ConocoPhillips serves as operator with 40%. Partners are Equinor Energy AS 20%, Aker BP ASA 20%, and DEA Norge AS 20%.

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