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Statoil receives consent for exploration drilling

Statoil has received consent to drill exploration well 7317/9-1 in the Barents Sea.


Statoil is the operator for production licence 718  in the Barents Sea and has received our consent to drill exploration well 7317/9-1 in a prospect named Koigen Central.

The well's geographical coordinates will be:

73° 27' 50.45" N
17° 48' 10.64" E

Drilling will begin in August 2017 at the earliest and is scheduled to last 32 days.

The well will be drilled using the Songa Enabler mobile drilling facility, which is owned and operated by Songa Offshore. 

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