NPD sanctions Statoil wildcat in the North Sea

Statoil has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploratory well in license PL167, northeast of the Ivar Aasen field in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Exploration Well 16/1-29 S in license PL167 in the central Norwegian North Sea
Exploration Well 16/1-29 S in license PL167 in the central Norwegian North Sea

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Statoil has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to drill an exploratory well in license PL167, northeast of the Ivar Aasen field in the central Norwegian North Sea.

The semisubmersibleDeepsea Bergen will drill well 16/1-29 S, the sixth on the license since it was awarded in 1991 under Norway’s 13th licensing round.

Lundin Norway is the other partner.

02/08/2018

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