The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Det norske oljeselskap ASA a drilling permit for well 2/9-5 S.
Well 2/9-5 S will be drilled from the Mærsk Giant drilling facility at position 56°24’45.50’’ north and 03°55’06.08” east.
The drilling program for well 2/9/-5 S relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 494. Det norske oljeselskap is the operator with an ownership interest of 30 per cent. The licensees are Bridge Energy Norge AS with 30 per cent, Dana Petroleum Norway AS with 24 per cent and Fortis Petroleum Norway AS with 16 per cent. Production licence 494 was awarded in APA 2008.
The area in this production licence is located in the southern part of the North Sea and consists of the north-eastern part of block 2/9. Well 2/9-5 S is the first exploration well in this production licence.
The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activities.
Contact in the NPD
Kristian Runestad, tel. +47 51 87 60 27
Send to a friend
Share on Facebook
Share on LinkedIn
NPD to present new resource report
On Thursday, 25 August, Kjersti Dahle Grov, Director of Technology, Analysis and Coexistence, will present the Resource Report 2022.
Drilling permit for well 6507/8-11 S
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS drilling permit for well 6507/8-11 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Production figures June 2022
Preliminary production figures for June 2022 show an average daily production of 1 529 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Drilling permit for well 31/1-3 S and 31/1-3 A
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS drilling permit for well 31/1-3 S and 31/1-3 A, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Temporary appointment - Director general
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced a temporary appointment, naming Torgeir Stordal (60) as Director General of the NPD from 30 June and until a new Director General of the NPD is hired.