Statoil set to drill Norwegian Sea wildcat

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Statoil’s plan for exploration drilling on the Snedfrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea.

The semisubmersible Transocean Spitsbergen is due to spud well 6706/12-2 next month on block 6706/12 in production license 218.

Drilling could last 33 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

01/23/2015

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