OMV gets nod for two wells offshore northern Norway

OMV Norge has authorization from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill two exploration wells in the same Barents Sea license.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway --OMV Norge has authorization from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill two exploration wells in the same Barents Sea license.

The semisubLeiv Eriksson will drill wells 7324/7-1 S and 7324/8-1, the first on PL537 since the license was awarded in 2009.

PL537 comprises blocks 7324/7 and 7324/8. The other licensees are Idemitsu Petroleum Norge, Petoro, Tullow Oil Norge, and Statoil Petroleum.

7/5/2013

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