‘West Linus’ cleared for Ekofisk work
ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (COPSAS) has received consent to use the West Linus jack-up drilling facility for drilling and completion of wells at Ekofisk 2/4-ZZ.
The Ekofisk field was discovered in 1969 and is the oldest of the oil and gas fields in production on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The field is situated around 280 km south-west of Stavanger.
Water depth is around 73 metres.
West Linus jack-up rig received Acknowledgement of Compliance on 25 May 2014.