ConocoPhillips Secures Maersk Innovator for Drilling, Plugging on Ekofisk

Ekofisk Field
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Maersk Innovator
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Ekofisk field
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ConocoPhillips has received consent to use the jackup drilling rig Maersk Innovator for drilling and plugging on Ekofisk.

The consent relates to the drilling of a sidetrack from production well 2/4-B-9-B and for plugging of well 2/4-B-7.

According to the application for consent, this activity will be carried out while the Mærsk Innovator is operating on Ekofisk, during the period from May to September 2009.

The Maersk Innovator jackup was built by Hyundai in 2003 and is operated by Maersk Drilling Norge. The legs of the facility are 205 m long, allowing the facility to operate in waters that are up to 150 m deep.

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