NPD Grants Wintershall Drilling Permit Offshore Norway

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 35/11-20 B, located in production license 248 F.

Well 35/11-20 B will be drilled about 60 miles southwest of Florø and 12 miles northwest of the Fram field using the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility. This is the third well to be drilled within the license.

Wintershall Norge AS is the operator of license 248 F with an ownership interest of 40 percent. The other licensees are Origo Exploration Norway AS (20 percent) and Petoro AS (40 percent). The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activities.



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