Statoil steps up hydrocarbons search in Sleipner area

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Statoil has authorization from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well east of the Sleipner Øst field in the central Norwegian North Sea.

The semisubmersible Songa Trym will drill well 16/7-11, the second in production license 072 B, which was awarded in September 2001.

Statoil operates in partnership with ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Norway.


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