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Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces drilling permit for wellbore 6506/6-2 in production licence 513

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Maersk Oil Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 6506/6-2, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Wellbore 6506/6-2 will be drilled from the Transocean Barents drilling facility at position 65°38’18.69" north and 6°51’55.46" east.

The drilling programme for well 6506/6-2 relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 513. Maersk Oil Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent. The other licensee is Dana Petroleum Norway AS (50 per cent). The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 6506/6, 6507/1 and 6507/4. The well will be drilled about 30 kilometres west of Skarv.

Production licence 513 was awarded on 23 January 2009 in APA 2008. This is the first well to be drilled in the lience.

The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities before commencing drilling activities.

Source: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

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