The Alve discovery will be connected to the K template on the Norne field, which is tied in to the Norne facility (the Norne ship). Illustration: Statoil
The well will be drilled for testing to determine its hydrocarbon potential and as a production well for the gas and condensate discovery Alve.
The Alve discovery belongs to production license 159B, block 6507/3, located approximately 180 km off the coast of Helgeland.
The activity has an estimated duration of 60 days. After the drilling is completed, the Polar Pioneer will be drilling in the Barents Sea for Eni Norge AS (link).
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