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Consent for exploration drilling for Statoil Petroleum AS

Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil ) has received consent to drill an exploration well in block 6407/7.


Statoil is the operator for production licence 107C in the Norwegian Sea. The well has the designation 6407/7-9 S and its geographical coordinates are:

  • 07o 09' 24.3" E
  • 64o 18' 59.3" N

Drilling is scheduled to begin in late June 2016 and estimated to last 33 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.

Songa Delta is operated by Songa Offshore. The facility was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in November 2012.

The PSA has now granted Statoil consent for exploration drilling in accordance with the company's application.

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77