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NPD issues drilling permit to Equinor

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Oilfield Technology,

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to Equinor for wellbore 34/7-37 S.

Well 34/7-37 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Atlantic drilling facility in position 61°15'17.74"N and 2°1'29.85"E.

The drilling programme for well 34/7-37 S concerns the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 089. Equinor is the operator with an ownership interest of 41.5%. The other licensees are Petoro AS (30%), Vår Energi AS (16.1%), Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS (9.6%) and Wintershall Dea Norge AS (2.8%).

The area in this licence consists of parts of block 34/7. The well will be drilled east of the Statfjord field, directly west of the discovery 34/7-21 Borg.

Production licence 089 was awarded on 9 March 1984 (8th licensing round on the Norwegian shelf). This well is the 42nd exploration well to be drilled in this licence.

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