Published On: Wed, Dec 4th, 2019

Tor field : ConocoPhillips gets PSA nod for production drilling

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’s (PSA) has granted consent to ConocoPhillips to use the for production drilling on the Tor field located in the Norwegian sector in the .

The PSA consent allows for the drilling and completion of eight production wells as part of the new development of the Tor field (Tor II).

The West Linus jack-up rig, which is of the Gusto MSC CJ70-X150A type, is owned and operated by Seadrill. The jack-up rig secured an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in 2014 from the PSA.

The Tor field was in production from 1978 to 2015. Earlier this year, a new plan for development and operation (PDO) of Tor II was approved.

The development of Tor II will include a couple of seabed templates and a tieback to the Ekofisk platform for processing and export. As per the plans, Tor II is expected to begin production in 2020.

Tor field West Linus jack-up rig

ConocoPhillips gets PSA nod for production drilling on Tor field with West Linus jack-up rig. Photo courtesy of Seadrill Limited.

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