Drilling permit for well 30/11-13 in production licenceThe Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 30/11-13, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 30/11-13 will be drilled from the Songa Delta drilling facility at position 60°09’55.78’’ north 02°35’35.13’’ east in production licence 035.
The drilling programme for well 30/11-13 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well. Statoil Petroleum AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent and Det norske oljeselskap AS is a licensee with an ownership interest of 50 per cent.
The area in this licence consists of part of block 30/11. Production licence 035 was awarded in the 2nd licensing round on 14 November 1969. This is the thirteenth exploration well to be 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.