Drilling under way on Tvillingen Sør offshore Norway
Edison Norge says drilling recently started on the Tvillingen Sør exploratory well in the Norwegian Sea.
The semisubmersibleLeiv Eiriksson is drilling well 6406/6-4 in the Haltenbanken, 35 km (21.7 mi) southeast of the Kristin field, in a water depth of 261 m (856 ft).
The main objectives are the Jurassic sandstones related to the Fangst & Båt Group.
Maersk Oil operates the license, which was awarded in January 2009. It comprises parts of blocks 6406/5 and 6406/6. This is the first well drilled to date on the acreage.