NPD sanctions further well at Wisting offshore northern Norway

Aug. 3, 2017
OMV has secured approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for appraisal drilling its Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – OMV has secured approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for appraisal drilling its Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea.

The semisubmersibleIsland Innovator will drill well 7324/8-3, the sixth on production license 537, which was awarded under Norway’s 20th licensing round in 2009.

The area comprises parts of block 7324/7 and block 7324/8. Wisting is roughly 260 km (161 mi) from the coast of northern Norway.

08/03/2017

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