Wintershall cleared for deepwater Balderbrå well off mid-Norway

Wintershall has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to drill a deepwater exploration well in production license 894 in the Norwegian Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, NorwayWintershall has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to drill a deepwater exploration well in production license 894 in the Norwegian Sea.

The semisubmersibleWest Phoenix should spud well 6604/5 on the Balderbrå prospect by Oct. 1.

Drilling should last 36 days, depending on whether a discovery follows.

Water depth at the site is around 1,220 m (4,002 ft).

09/19/2017

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