Operator: Aker BP

Production licence: 033 B

Facility: Maersk Invincible

Other info: The main goal for the well is to map the risk of shallow gas / water in the area. The well will be permanently plugged and abandoned after the drilling operation is completed.


Hod is a field in the southern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea, about 13 kilometres south of the Valhall field. The water depth is 72 metres. Hod was discovered in 1974, and the plan for development and operation (PDO) was approved in 1988. The field was developed with an unmanned wellhead platform, remotely controlled from Valhall. Production started in 1990. 

Source: norskpetroleum.no