13/05/2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted RWE Dea Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6608/2-1 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 6608/2-1 S will be drilled from the Transocean Winner drilling facility at position 66° 58' 6.99" north and 8° 23' 38.11" east.
The drilling programme for well 6608/2-1 S relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 330. RWE Dea Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent. The other licensees are Marathon Oil Norge AS with 30 per cent and Lundin Norway AS with 30 per cent.
The production licence consists of blocks 6608/1 and 6608/2. The production licence was awarded in the 18th licensing round in 2004.
Wildcat well 6608/2-1 S is the first exploration well in production licence 330.
The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities before the drilling activity starts.
Contact in the NPD
Kristian Runestad, tel. +47 51876027