10/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2021 07:25
21/10/2021 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has issued a drilling permit to Wellesley Petroleum AS for well 36/1-4 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 36/1-4 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility at position 61°54'21.08"N and 4°2'55.87"E.
The drilling programme for well 36/1-4 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 885. Wellesley Petroleum AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 80 per cent. The other licensee is Petoro AS (20 per cent).
The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 35/3 and 36/1. The well will be drilled about 65 kilometres north of the Gjøa field.
The permit is contingent on the other permits and consents required by other authorities being secured before drilling activity starts.
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