Statoil gets clearance to use Ocean Vanguard on new well

Statoil has received consent to drill exploration well 25/8-18 S in production licence 169 in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

Statoil gets clearance to use Ocean Vanguard on new well

The well is to be drilled by the Ocean Vanguard mobile drilling facility. The earliest start-up is April 2014 with a duration of approx. 40 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

Water depth at the site is 129 metres. The well is in the North Sea, 12 km north-east of the Grane field and about 164 km from the nearest land, which is Utsira.

 

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Press Release, March 20, 2014

 

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