Centrica to drill Ivory prospect in Norwegian Sea
BRONNOYSUND, Norway -- Centrica Resources (Norge) AS has received consent for exploration drilling using the West Navigator mobile drilling facility to drill well 6707/10-3 S, in production licences 528 and 528 B.
The well is in the Norwegian Sea, around 293 km from Bronnoysund and 20 km from the Aasta Hansteen field. Water depth at the site is approx. 1420 m.
The position during drilling will be:
67° 11' 31.70" N
07° 19' 34.31" E
Drilling is planned to begin in August 2014, with a duration of around 78 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
West Navigator is owned and operated by North Atlantic Norway Limited. The facility received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in September 2000.