Revus, Wintershall pick up additional Norwegian licenses

Revus Energy ASA, recently acquired by Wintershall, and the subsidiary responsible for the Norwegian operations, Wintershall Norge AS, have each received three additional licenses for exploration areas in the Norwegian North Sea in the latest 2008 licensing round of the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER -- Revus Energy ASA, recently acquired by Wintershall, and the subsidiary responsible for the Norwegian operations, Wintershall Norge AS, have each received three additional licenses for exploration areas in the Norwegian North Sea in the latest 2008 licensing round of the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Wintershall will be the operator in five of the six licenses. The company is now one of the largest license holders on the Norwegian continental shelf and operates a total of 21 licenses.

The company plans to start seismic activities on the new acreage in the next few months.

01/14/2009

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