Talisman to Drill Production Wells on Varg A

Talisman Energy Norge AS (TENAS) has been granted consent to drill four sidetrack wells on Varg A, using the Maersk Guardian jackup.

The Varg field is located in the southern North Sea, about 230 kilometers west of Jaeren, and belongs to production license 038.

According to TENAS, the purpose of the drilling activity is to increase production from the field by drilling in new reservoir areas.

Planned start-up of the activity is August 1, 2009.