ConocoPhillips to Drill & Plug on Ekofisk with Maersk Innovator

ConocoPhillips received consent to use the Maersk Innovator jackup 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 Maersk 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 jackup are 205 m long, allowing the facility to operate in waters that are up to 150 m deep.

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