Statoil to use Deepsea Atlantic for Johan Sverdrup

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for well 16/2-22 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 16/2-22 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Atlantic drilling facility in position 58°55’33.5’’ north and 2°24’33.2’’ east in a northwest extension of the Johan Sverdrup field in the central North Sea.

The drilling program for well 16/2-22 S concerns the drilling of an appraisal well on Johan Sverdrup in production license 265 (PL265). Statoil Petroleum is the operator (40%) and the other licensees are Petoro (30%), Aker BP (20%) and Lundin Norway (10%).

The area in this license consists of part of block 16/2. The well will be drilled about 2km northwest of the 16/2-9 S well in the Tonjer West segment on Johan Sverdrup.

PL265 was awarded in on 24 April 2001 (North Sea Awards 2000). This is the 16th exploration well to be drilled in the license area and the 12th exploration well on or near Johan Sverdrup in license 265.

The permit is contingent upon the operator having secured all other permits and consents required by other authorities before the drilling starts.

Image: Map of well 16/2-22 S/Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

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