RWE Dea Norge AS has taken a farmout from Wintershall Norge ASA to earn a 10% interest in Production License 418 in the North Sea offshore Norway.
Wintershall operates the license, where the first well, 35/9-7, is to test the Skarfjell prospect 14 km southwest of Gjoa field.
RWE Dea operates the adjacent PL420 license, where it made the promising Titan discovery in 2010. RWE Dea is also a partner in the producing Gjoa field.
In 2012, RWE Dea Norge has been awarded seven new licenses, two of them as operator.