Oljedirektoratet

Drilling permit for well 31/11-1 S in production licence 785 S

29/01/2021 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 31/11-1 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 31/11-1 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Atlantic drilling facility in position 60°06'04.87"N and 03°34'31.79"E after a stay at the shipyard.

The drilling programme for well 31/11-1 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 785 S. Equinor Energy AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent. The other licensee is Total E&P Norge AS (50 per cent).

The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 26/2 and 31/11. The well will be drilled 62 kilometres south of the Troll field.

Production licence 785 S was awarded on 6 February 2015 (APA 2014). This is the first exploration well to be drilled in the licence.

The permit is contingent on the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity.

Map showing location of well 31/11-1 S

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Updated: 04/02/2021

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