Nexen Taps West Alpha for North Sea Exploration Activities

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Nexen Exploration Norge AS has received consent to conduct exploration drilling in the northern North Sea with Seadrill's West Alpha semisub.

The consent relates to the drilling of well 35/9-5, which is part of production license 419. The well is located between Gjøa and Vega, about 70 km southwest of Florø.

The well has the following geographical coordinates: N 61° 19' 28.90", E 3° 48' 45.19". The water depth at the site is 365 meters.

Planned start-up of drilling is set for December 19, 2009, and the activity has an estimated duration of about 45 days.


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