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25/01/2011 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 30/11-8 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 30/11-8 S will be drilled from the drilling facility Ocean Vanguard in position 60°13’3.03” north and 2°29’22.20” east.
The drilling program for well 30/11-8 S concerns the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 035. Statoil Petroleum AS is the operator with a share of 50 per cent. The other licensees are Det norske oljeselskap ASA with 25 per cent and Svenska Petroleum Exploration AS with 25 per cent.
Well 30/11-8 S is located about 20 kilometres southwest of the Oseberg Sør field in the North Sea. The production licence consists of parts of block 30/11, and was awarded in licensing round 2A in 1969.
Wildcat well 30/11-8 S is the sixth exploration well in production licence 035.
The permit is contingent upon the operator having secured all other permits and consents required by other authorities before the drilling commences.
Contact in the NPD
Eldbjørg Vaage Melberg, tel. +47 51 87 61 00