Statoil Gets Green Light to Drill New Well in PL 473

Statoil has received consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea with the Ocean Vanguard semisub. The well is part of production license 473 and is located about 50 km south of Åsgard. The water depth at the site is 250 meters.

The plan is for drilling to commence as soon as the Ocean Vanguard has completed exploration drilling on well 6608/10-14 S. The expected duration of the activity is 54 days.


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