StatoilHydro Gets Thumbs Up to Drill Asterix Prospect in North Sea
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted StatoilHydro ASA a drilling permit for wellbore 6705/10-1, ref. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
The drilling program for wellbore 6705/10-1 relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production license 327 B. The well will be drilled from the Transocean Leader semisubmersible drilling rig at position 67 degrees 00'58.3" North and 05 degrees 17'48.3" East, after wildcat well 6605/1-1 is concluded. The well will be drilled on a prospect called Asterix.
The area in this production license consists of block 6705/10, near production licenses 327 and 328 in the Norwegian Sea. The drilling permit has been granted on the condition that all other permits and consents required by other authorities have been secured before the drilling activity commences.
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