Total Receives NPD Nod

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved Total’s request to drill on well 7225/3-1 in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea using the West Phoenix semisub.

The drilling program for well 7225/3-1 concerns the drilling of a wildcat well in Production License 535. The well is located about 186 miles (300 kilometers) northeast of Hammerfest and lies on Blocks 7225/3 and 7226/1.

Total operates the license, holding a 40% interest; North Energy holds 20%; Rocksource holds 20%; and Det norske holds 20%.  

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