PSA authorizes wells on Valemon, Gina Krog

Statoil has permission from the Petroleum Safety Authority to drill two production wells on the Valemon field and an exploration well on the Gina Krog field.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway– Statoil has permission from the Petroleum Safety Authority to drill two production wells on the Valemon field and an exploration well on the Gina Krog field.

Statoil has received consent to use thejackupWest Elara to drill and complete production wells 34/11-B-6 and 34/11-B-16 on the Valemon field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Drilling is expected to start in September/October and last for 160 days.

Exploration well 15/6-14 S on the Gina Krog field is to be drilled by the jackupMaersk Integratoras a side track from existing well 15/6-B-2. Water depth at the site is 116 m (381 ft).

Drilling is estimated to last 17 days in the event of a dry well and 25 days in the event of a discovery, and will start in September.

Gina Krog is an oil and gas field located 250 km (155 mi) west of Stavanger and 30 km (19 mi) northwest of the Sleipner A facility in the North Sea. The field came onstream in 2017.

08/17/2017

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