PSA approves Wintershall, Statoil drilling plans

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned two new offshore drilling programs.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway –Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned two new offshore drilling programs.

Wintershall has clearance for exploration well 6407/1-7 in production license 475 in the Norwegian Sea, using the semisub Borgland Dolphin.

Drilling should start this month and could last 43 days, depending on whether a discovery results.

For Statoil, the semisubSonga Delta should start drilling and completion of wells 25/11-H-4 H/AH/BH and 25/11-H-3 H/AH during December. This campaign should last 220 days.

11/25/2013

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