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Aker BP receives consent for exploration drilling

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Aker BP has received consent to drill two exploration wells in the North Sea.

Aker BP has been given consent to drill exploration wells 25/4-11 and 25/4-12, in a prospect named Hyrokkin, which is north of Alvheim in the North Sea.

The two wells' geographical coordinates will be:

  • 59° 44' 33.36" N and 59° 44' 59.39" N
  • 02° 11' 02.41" E and 02° 09' 17.17" E

The wells are to be drilled by Maersk Interceptor. The facility is owned by Maersk AS and operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS. Maersk Interceptor was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in December 2014.

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