Positive readings from Askja well offshore Norway

Statoil has found hydrocarbons in the Askja prospect in the Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway -- Statoil has found hydrocarbons in the Askja prospect in the Norwegian North Sea.

Partner Det norske oljeselskap said this assessment is based on pressure measurements from the 30/11-9-S well inlicense PL 272. Drilling operations are continuing.

Statoil has a 50% operating interest, in partnership with Det norske and Svenska Petroleum.

11/5/2013

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