Statoil has allocated 36 days for the activity, which will start in mid-January 2016. The well is located around 28 kilometres south of the Oseberg field, and around 130 kilometres from the nearest land at Sund municipality in Hordaland county. Water depth at the site is around 106 metres.
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.
Øyvind Midttun, press contact
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