Statoil lands go-ahead for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 25/11-28, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. 

Well 25/11-28 will be drilled from the semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Trym.

The drilling program for well 25/11-28 concerns the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 169.

Statoil is the operator with an ownership interest of 57 per cent. The other licensees are Petoro AS with 30 per cent and ExxonMobil & Production Norway AS with 13 per cent.

The area in this licence consists of parts of the blocks 25/8, and 25/11. The well is being drilled south of the Grane field in the central part of the North Sea.

Production licence 169 was awarded on March 1, 1991 (13th licensing round). This is the 15th wildcat well to be drilled in the license.

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