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20/05/2014 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Centrica Energi (Norge) AS a drilling permit for wellbore 8/10-6 S.
Wellbore 8/10-6 S will be drilled from the Mærsk Giant drilling facility at position 57°3’09.92’’N and 3°3’42.12”E.
The drilling program for wellbore 8/10-6 S relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 405. Centrica Energi (Norge) AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent. The licensees are Suncor Energy Norge AS with 30 per cent, Faroe Petroleum Norge AS with 15 per cent and Tullow Oil Norge AS with 15 per cent ownership interests. Production licence 405 was awarded in APA 2006.
The area in this production licence is located in the southern part of the North Sea and consists of parts of blocks 7/9, 7/12, 8/7, 8/8, 8/10 and 8/11. Wellbore 8/10-6 S is the sixth exploration well in this production licence.
The drilling 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