STAVANGER, Norway -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Revus Energy ASA a drilling permit for wellbore 33/9-21 S.
The drilling program for wellbore 33/9-21 S relates to drilling of an appraisal well in production license 37 D. The well will be drilled from theMurchison facility on the British Shelf. Revus is the sole licensee. The well will be drilled on the 33/9-6 Delta discovery, which was made in 1976.
The production license area consists of a small part of block 33/9, between the Murchison and Statfjord Nord fields. The area was carved out of production license 37 in June 2004. In 2006, appraisal well 33/9-20 was drilled on the 33/9-6 Delta discovery. This well, also drilled from the Murchison facility, was dry, according to the NPD.