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Equinor given consent to drill wildcat well in production licence 532

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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for well 7220/7-4. 

Well 7220/7-4 will be drilled from the Transocean Enabler drilling facility in position 72°25'4.32"N and 20°8'25.73"E after drilling development wells on the Johan Castberg field.

The drilling programme for well 7220/7-4 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 532. Equinor is the operator with an ownership interest of 50%. The other licensees are Vår Energi AS (30%) and Petoro AS (20%).

The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 7219/9, 7220/4, 7220/5, 7220/7 and 7220/8. The well will be drilled about 10 km southwest of the 7220/8-1 discovery well on the Johan Castberg field.


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