NPD grants StatoilHydro, Det norske drilling permits

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted StatoilHydro Petroleum a permit to drill a wildcat well on production license 074 using the semisubmersible Ocean Vanguard.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted StatoilHydro Petroleum a permit to drill a wildcat well on production license 074 using the semisubmersible Ocean Vanguard. Well 6407/2-5 S is located about 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the Åsgard field.

StatoilHydro has also received a permit to drill a wildcat well on production license 94 using the semisubmersible Transocean Leader. Well 6506/12-12 S is located about 3 km (1.9 mi) north of Åsgard.

The NPD has granted Det norske oljeselskap a permit to drill a wildcat well in production license 380 using the semisubmersible Songa Delta. Well 6407/2-4 is located about 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of the Midgard field.

06/12/2009

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