NPD grants North Sea drilling permit to Statoil

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-29 S. The well’s drilling program relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 167 that was awarded on Mar. 1, 1991, in the 13th round. This is the sixth exploration well to be drilled in the license.

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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-29 S. The well’s drilling program relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 167 that was awarded on Mar. 1, 1991, in the 13th round. This is the sixth exploration well to be drilled in the license.

The area in this production license is in the central part of the North Sea and consists of the eastern part of Block 16/1. The well will be drilled just northeast of Ivar Aasen field from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility.

Statoil Petroleum is the operator with 80% interest. Lundin Norway AS is a licensee with 20%.

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