BG to drill debut Norway well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved BG Norge's plan to drill a well in the southern North Sea, close to the median line with UK waters.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway --The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved BG Norge's plan to drill a well in the southern North Sea, close to the median line with UK waters.

TheMaersk Guardian will drill exploration well 7/7-4 in production license 335, comprising parts of blocks 7/4, 7/7, and 7/10. This will be the first well drilled in the license, which was awarded under Norway's APA 2004 round, and it will also be BG's first as a Norwegian sector operator.

Co-licensees are Lundin, Talisman Energy, and RWE Dea.

08/24/2007

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