BG to re-enter Bream

BG Norge has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an appraisal well on the Bream field in the North Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- BG Norge has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an appraisal well on the Bream field in the North Sea.

The West Alpha will drill wellbore 17/12-4, in production license 407, to delineate Phillips Petroleum’s 17/12-1 discovery, made in 1972.

PL 407, awarded under the APA 2006 licensing round, comprises parts of blocks 17/8, 9, 11 and 12, northwest of Talisman’s Yme field. The newly authorized well is the first on the license.

BG is operator, in partnership with Skeie Energy, Spring Energy Exploration, and Premier Oil Norge.

06/19/2009

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