Statoil Granted Drilling Permit in North Sea
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted Statoil a drilling permit for well 16/2-9 S in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The Transocean Leader semisub will drill the well in Production License 265.
The well will be drilled about 7 miles (12 kilometers) northwest of well 16/2-8 (Aldous Major South) in the central part of the North Sea, making it the sixth well drilled in the license.
Statoil operates the license with a 40% interest; Petoro with 30%; Det norske with 20%; and Lundin Norway with 10%.SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
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