Faroe secures drilling permit for Brasse East appraisal

Transocean Arctic rig; Image by: Marcusroos – under the public domain

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

The well 31/7-3 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic semi-submersible drilling rig after concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30 for Faroe Petroleum Norge in production license 825.

The drilling program for well 31/7-3 S relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production license 740 in a prospect called Brasse Øst (Brasse East), the NPD said on Wednesday.

Faroe Petroleum Norge is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent. The other licensee is Point Resources (50 per cent). The area in this licence consists of part of blocks 31/7 and 30/9. The well will be drilled about 10 kilometers south of the Brage field.

Production license 740 was awarded on February 7, 2014 (APA 2013). This is the fifth well to be drilled in the license.

Earlier in October Faroe secured safety consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority, to drill the well 31/7-3 S with the Transocean Arctic semi-sub.

The well was planned to start in October 2018 and last at least 38 days in a water depth of 124 meter.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jan 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Fuel Cell Expo 2019

FC EXPO is world’s largest show for hydrogen & fuel cell…

read more >

LNG Bunkering Summit 2019

LNG Bunkering Summit will cover the obstacles facing both the shipping and port communities…

read more >

Egypt Petroleum Show

This event will feature 500+ regional & international exhibiting companies from over 35 countries…

read more >

IoT in Oil & Gas 2019

The IoT in Oil & Gas 2019 Conference will continue to focus on helping operators…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply