08/11/2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6507/10-2 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 6507/10-2 S will be drilled from the West Navigator drilling facility at position 65°12'48.46'' north and 7°16'59.03'' east.
The drilling programme for well 6507/10-2 S concerns drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 645. Faroe Petroleum Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent. The other licensees are Centrica Resources (Norge) AS (40 per cent), Skagen44 AS (5 per cent) and Concedo ASA (5 per cent).
The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 6507/7 and 6507/10. The well will be drilled approx. 14 kilometres south of Heidrun.
Production licence 645 was awarded on 3 February 2012 (APA 2011). This is the first well to be drilled in the licence.
The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by the authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity.
Contact in the NPD:
Kristian Runestad, tel. +47 51 87 60 27