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Wintershall Norge AS granted drilling permit for well 6706/6-2 S in production licence 847

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The drilling programme for well 6706/6-2 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 847. Wintershall Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40%. The other licensees are Repsol Norge AS (20%), OMV Norge AS (20%) and Equinor Energy AS (20%).

The area in this licence consists of a part of block 6706/5 and a part of block 6706/6. The well will be drilled about 7 km northwest of the 6706/6-1 (Hvitveis) discovery.

Production licence 847 was awarded on 5 February 2016 in APA 2015. This is the first well to be drilled in the licence.

The permit is contingent on the operator obtaining all other consents and permits required by other authorities before the drilling activity commences.

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