Statoil Granted Permit For Transocean Leader

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted Statoil a drilling permit for well 15/6-12 using the Transocean Leader semisub.

The drilling program applies to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 303. The license, wholly owned and operated by Statoil, consists of parts of Blocks 15/2, 15/3, 15/5, 15/6 and 15/8.

The well will be drilled in Block 15/6 in a water depth of 377 feet (115 meters).

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