GDF Suez Drills Duster in Barents Sea

Aker Barents
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Rocksource announced that the drilling rig Aker Barents has completed drilling of the two main reservoirs and one of the secondary targets in the Heilo well in PL 530 in the Barents Sea. The well has not encountered hydrocarbons.

The well will now continue drilling to planned total depth in the Havert Fm, testing possible deeper targets.

The PL 530 partnership consists of GDF SUEZ E&P Norge (Operator and 30 percent working interest), Front Exploration (20 percent), North Energy (20 percent), Rocksource (20 percent) and Repsol (10 percent).

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