Det Norske Gets Greenlight to Conduct Exploration Drilling on 6507/3-6 Well

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA has received consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea with the Bredford Dolphin semisub.

The consent applies to drilling of exploration well 6507/3-6, which is part of production license 383. The well has the following geographical coordinates:
N 65 degrees 47' 47.37", E 7 degrees 55' 16.5".

The water depth at the site is 377 meters.

Planned start-up of the operation is in May 2009. The expected duration of the drilling activity is 90 days (dry well) to 45 days (in the event of a discovery).

Bredford Dolphin is a third-generation semisubmersible drilling facility of the Aker H-3 design, built by Aker Engineering in 1976.

For More Information on the Offshore Rig Fleet:
RigLogix can provide the information that you need about the offshore rig fleet, whether you need utilization and industry trends or detailed reports on future rig contracts. Subscribing to RigLogix will allow you to access dozens of prebuilt reports and build your own custom reports using hundreds of available data columns. For more information about a RigLogix subscription, visit