Noreco to drill North Sea wildcat well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Norwegian Energy Co. (Noreco) a drilling permit for wellbore 25/9-3 in the North Sea.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Norwegian Energy Co. (Noreco) a drilling permit for wellbore 25/9-3 in the North Sea. The company plans to drill a wildcat well in production license 348 using the semisubmersible West Alpha.

Noreco is the operator of the license with a 40% ownership interest; other licensees are Lundin and VNG, each with a 30% stake. The license area consists of parts of blocks 25/5, 25/6, 25/8, and 25/9.

07/13/2009

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