Atlantic joins Barents Sea drilling program

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway – Det norske oljeselskap has agreed to sell a 10% stake in license PL 659 in the Barents Sea to Atlantic Petroleum Norge.

Exploration drilling is expected to start next month on the Langlitinden gas/oil prospect, 165 km (102 mi) northwest of Hammerfest.

Det norske will remain operator with a 20% interest. Atlantic will carry part of Det norske’s costs for the well.

12/20/2013

Langlitinden gas/oil prospect

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