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14/03/2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 35/8-6 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 35/8-6 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility in position 61°19’41.65” north and 3°20’17.11”east in production licence 248.
The drilling programme for well 35/8-6 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well. Wintershall is the operator with an ownership interest of 60 per cent. Petoro AS is a licensee with 40%.
The area in this licence consists of part of block 35/8. Production licence 035 was awarded on 4 June 1999 (the North Sea Awards 1999). This is the fourth exploration well to be drilled within the area covered by the permit.
The permit is contingent upon the operator having secured all other permits and consents required by other authorities before the drilling starts.
Contact in the NPD
Per Henning Sæle, telephone: +47 51 87 64 52