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05/12/2012 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6610/10-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 6610/10-1 will be drilled from the West Alpha drilling facility at position 66° 14` 09.52" north and 10° 02´ 46.89" east.
The drilling programme for well 6610/10-1 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 386. Statoil Petroleum AS is the operator with a 100 per cent ownership interest.
The production licence includes parts of the blocks 6609/12, 6610/7 and 6610/10. The production licence was awarded in APA 2005.
Wildcat well 6610/10-1 is the first exploration well in production licence 386.
The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities before the drilling starts.
Contact in the NPD
Kristian Runestad, Tel. +47 51876027