DNO to Use Bredford Dolphin to Drill Well 24/9-8

Det Norske Oljeselskap AS (DNO) has received consent to conduct exploration drilling with the Bredford Dolphin on well 24/9-8.

Well 24/9-8 is part of production license 305 and is located approximately 190 km west of Haugesund. The estimated duration of the drilling operation is 37 days.

The Bredford Dolphin, operated by Dolphin AS, is an AkerH-3 designed semisub. The rig received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's Acknowledgement of Compliance on June 28, 2007.