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Wellesley Petroleum given drilling permit by NPD

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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6204/11-3.

Well 6204/11-3 will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility in position 62° 3’ 52.058” N and 04° 22’ 10.418” E. The rig is currently at the shipyard in Kvinesdal.

The drilling programme for well 6204/11-3 relates to the drilling of wildcat wells in production licence 829. Wellesley Petroleum AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 60%. The other licensees are Equinor Energy AS (20%) and Petoro AS (20%).

The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 6204/7, 8, 10 and 11. The well will be drilled about 65 km north-northeast of the Peon discovery and about 100 km southwest of Ålesund.

Production licence 829 was awarded on 5 February 2016 (APA2015). This is the first exploration well to be drilled in the licence.

Read the article online at: https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/exploration/11082020/wellesley-petroleum-given-drilling-permit-by-npd/

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