NPD approves two offshore Norway wildcats

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has authorized use of the semisubmersible Iceland Innovator for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

Jun 25th, 2014

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has authorized use of the semisubmersible Iceland Innovator for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

The rig will drill well 7220/11-1, the first in license PL609, for operator Lundin Norway.

The acreage takes in blocks/part-blocks 7220/6, 7220/9, 7220/11, 7220/12, and 7221/4.

In theNorth Sea, Tullow Oil has clearance from NPD to use the semisub Borgland Dolphin to drill exploration well 31/10-1 in PL 558, 35 km (21.7 mi) south of the Oseberg field.

06/25/2014

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