Marathon to drill North Sea wells using semisubs Transocean Winner, Songa Dee

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted Marathon Petroleum Norge consent to drill exploration wells 25/4-10 S and 25/4-10 in the northern North Sea using the semisub Transocean Winner.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway -- The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted Marathon Petroleum Norge consent to drill exploration wells 25/4-10 S and 25/4-10 in the northern North Sea using the semisub Transocean Winner.

Marathon has also received consent to drill sidetrack 24/9-9 B using the semisub Songa Dee.

The PSA also has granted BG Norge AS consent to drill exploration well 34/3-2 S using the rig West Alpha.

10/21/2009

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