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13/04/2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 35/8-6 A, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 35/8-6 A will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility at position 61°19’41.65’’ north 03°20’17.11’’ east in production licence 248.
The drilling programme for well 35/8-6 A relates to the drilling of a wildcat well. Wintershall Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 60 per cent. Petoro AS is a licensee, with an ownership interest of 40 per cent.
The area in this licence consists of part of block 35/8. Production licence 248 was awarded in the North Sea Awards on 4 June 1999. This is the sixth exploration well drilled within the licence area.
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:
Per Henning Sæle, tel. +47 51 87 64 52