Norway

Norway

Four Ekofisk structures to be scrapped

Norway has given ConocoPhillips permission to dispose of four structures on the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. Consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority covers the Eko2/4 A, 2/4 H, 2/4 Q and 2/4 FTP facilities. The field lies 200 kilometers south of Stavanger and started producing in 1971.

Norway

Wintershall cleared for wildcat well off Norway

Norway has given Wintershall the go-ahead to drill a wildcat well off Norway. North Atlantic Drilling’s West Phoenix rig will be used to drill the well, about 120 kilometres southwest of the Aasta Hansteen field. Wintershall has a 40% operated stake in licence 894, Statoil Petroleum has 40% and Petoro had 20%.