StatoilHydro receives Barents drilling consent

StatoilHydro has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of wells 7223/5-1 S and 7223/5-1 A in the Barents Sea using the semisubmersible Polar Pioneer.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway -- StatoilHydro has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of wells 7223/5-1 S and 7223/5-1 A in the Barents Sea using the semisubmersible Polar Pioneer. The wells are part of production license 228.

The drilling activity on block 7223/5 is expected to last 55 days, with start-up in November 2008.

10/06/2008

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