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Vår Energi receives drilling permit from NPD for four wells

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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Vår Energi AS a drilling permit for wells 25/8-20 S, 25/8-20 A, 25/8-20 B and 25/8-20 C.

Wells 25/8-20 S, 25/8-20 A, 25/8-20 B and 25/8-20 C will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°17'27.38"N and 2°22'27.05"E after concluding the drilling of water injection wells for Vår Energi AS in production licence 229.

The drilling programme for wells 25/8-20 S and 25/8-20 B relates to the drilling of wildcat wells and the drilling programme for wells 25/8-20 A and 25/8-20 C relates to the drilling of appraisal wells in production licence 027. Vår Energi AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 90%.

The other licensee is Mime Petroleum AS (10%). The area in this licence consists of parts of block 25/8. The well will be drilled about 8 km north of the Balder field.

Production licence 027 was awarded on 23 May 1969 (Round 2-A). These are the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th exploration wells to be drilled in the licence.

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