Maersk authorized for Norwegian Sea probe

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway -- Maersk Oil Norway has approval from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea using the semisubmersible drilling rig Transocean Winner.

Well 6406/3-9T will be drilled in production license 431, 12 km (7.4 mi) south of the Åsgard field. Water depth at the site is around 316 m (1,037 ft).

Drilling will last 54-116 days, depending on whether there is a discovery followed by testing and potential sidetracks.


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