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6608/10-17 S

23/11/2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6608/10-17 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 6608/10-17 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility at position 66°4' 16.19" north and 08°3' 36.03" east.

The drilling programme for well 6608/10-17 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 128. Statoil Petroleum AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 63.95 per cent. The other licensees are Petoro AS with 24.54 per cent and Eni Norge AS with 11.50 per cent.

The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 6608/10 and 6608/11. The well will be drilled about five kilometres north of the Norne field.

Production licence 128 was awarded on 28 February 1986 in licensing round 10-B on the Norwegian shelf.

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

6608/10-17 S

Updated: 23/11/2016