Det norske starts latest North Sea probe

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Det norske oljeselskap has spudded the Geite exploration well in license PL497 in the Norwegian North Sea.

The jackup Maersk Guardian is drilling well 7/11-13, 30 km (18.6 mi) west of the BP-operated Ula field, targeting a Triassic reservoir.

Bridge has a 15% interest in the well (pending government approval of 15% farm-down to Agora). The company is also participating in the current Contender and Garantiana exploration wells in the UK and Norwegian sectors, with another well to come this year on Norwegian license PL457.

9/12/2012

 

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