Statoil Secures Consent for Use of West Navigator on Linerle

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted Statoil consent to drill well 6608/11-4, Linerle, using the drillship West Navigator.

Well 6608/11-4 is a wildcat well on the Linerle structure. The primary goal is to prove oil in the Bat group.

The well is located about 200 km west of Sandnessj√łen in the vicinity of Norne FPU. Water depth in the area is 342 meters.

Start-up of drilling of Linerle is planned for around May 1st after West Navigator completes its assignment drilling the Alve appraisal well in production license 159.