STAVANGER, Norway -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Talisman Energy Norge a drilling permit for wellbore 32/2-1. The drilling program includes a wildcat well in production license 369. This will be the first well in the license.
The area in this license comprises parts of blocks 31/6, 32/1, 32/2, 32/4, 32/5, and 32/7, east of the Troll field, which was awarded in APA 2005 (Awards in Predefined Areas) in 2005.
Transocean Winner has been contracted to drill the well.