Statoil gets clearance to drill another Barents Sea wildcat

Statoil has authorization from Norway’s Petroleum Services Agency to drill the Apollo exploration well in Barents Sea license PL615.

May 6th, 2014

Offshore staff

OSLO, NorwayStatoil has authorization from Norway’s Petroleum Services Agency to drill the Apollo exploration well in Barents Sea license PL615.

The semisubmersibleTransocean Spitsbergen will start drilling well 7324/2-1 this month, in 430 m (1,411 ft) water depth.

The program could last 31 days, depending on whether a discovery follows.

05/06/2014

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