Statoil Receives BOEMRE's Sixth GOM Drilling Permit

The Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement has approved Statoil’s plan to drill a well in Alaminos Canyon block 810 in the Gulf of Mexico, in a water depth of 7,134 feet (2,174 meters), about 216 miles (348 kilometers) off the Texas coastline.

The operator had a rig under contract and an approved permit to drill a new well when activities were suspended due to the temporary drilling suspensions. 

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