Aker Barents Tapped to Drill Exploration Well 6306/6-2 in North Sea

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Det norske has been granted consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea using the Aker Barents semisub. The consent is for the drilling of exploration well 6306/6-2 which is part of production license 321.

The well is located 85 kilometers southwest of Draugen, 65 kilometers east of Ormen Lange, and has the following geographical coordinates:
N 63 degrees 41' 12.859'', E 6 degrees 40' 15.292''.

Estimated duration of the drilling operation is approximately 45 days. Testing of the well is not planned, but there is an option of drilling a sidetrack.

The well will be permanently plugged and abandoned following the drilling.

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