North Sea

Norway clears Aker BP to drill Nordfjellet-Delta prospect


Norway has given Aker BP a permit to drill the Nordfjellet-Delta prospect. The Maersk Interceptor jack-up rig will drill the well. It will be the seventh well drilled on the licence. AkerBP operates and holds a 90.26% stake in the licence.    

North Sea

Maersk’s North Sea giant reaches halfway point


Maersk Oil’s Culzean field was hailed as the biggest find in the UK North Sea in 10 years at the time of its discovery in 2008 and approval for the development came seven years later. The project partners now seem to be reaching milestones every week. Mark Lammey went to Singapore in mid-March for a progress update.