Transocean Leader to drill Norwegian Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted StatoilHydro Petroleum a permit to drill an appraisal well in production license 094 using the semisub Transocean Leader.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted StatoilHydro Petroleum a permit to drill an appraisal well in production license 094 using the semisub Transocean Leader.

StatoilHydro Petroleum AS is the license operator with a 40.95% stake. The licensees are Petoro AS (14.95%), Total (9.8%), ExxonMobil (14.7%), and Eni (19.6%).

08/13/2009

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