22/05/2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6608/11-8, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 6608/11-8 will be drilled from the Songa Trym drilling facility at position 66° 07' 39.83" north and 8° 20' 12.39" east.
The drilling programme for well 6608/11-8 relates to drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 128. Statoil Petroleum AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 63.95 per cent. The licensees are Petoro AS with 24.55 per cent and Eni Norge AS with 11.50 per cent.
The production licence consists of blocks 6608/10 and 6608/11. The production licence was awarded in licensing round 10-B in 1986.
The drilling permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities before commencing drilling activities.
Contact in the NPD
Kristian Runestad, telephone +47 51 87 60 27