Shell to drill more at Ormen Lange

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Norske Shell’s plan for exploration drilling on the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO , Norway -- Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Norske Shell’s plan for exploration drilling on the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea.

The drillship West Navigator (ex-West Navion) will drill appraisal well 6305/4-2S in a water depth of 1,086 m (3,563 ft).

Activity should start in September 2010, with an estimated duration of 70 days.

08/17/2010

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