GDF Suez begins Byrkje drilling in Barents Sea
GDF Suez Norge has begun drilling of the 7218/8-1 Byrkje well in PL 607 in the Barents Sea.
Before spudding the well yesterday, the drilling rig Transocean Barents had drilled a successful pilot whole to a depth of 945 meters. No shallow gas was detected.
Press Release, March 04, 2014