A/S Norske Shell to drill Norwegian Sea wildcat

A/S Norske Shell has clearance from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Well 6304/3-1 in PL 832 in the Norwegian Sea
Well 6304/3-1 in PL 832 in the Norwegian Sea

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – A/S Norske Shell has clearance from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea, 40 km (25 mi) northwest of the deepwater Ormen Lange gas field.

The semisubmersibleScarabeo 8 will drill well 6304/3-1, the first in the PL 832 license, after completing another wildcat for Shell – well 34/5-2 S in PL 373 S in the North Sea.

PL 832 covers the southern part of blocks 6404/12 and 6406/10, all of block 6304/3, and the northern part of block 6305/1.

06/20/2018

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