Exploration & Production

Equinor awarded drilling permit for Norwegian shelf

Norwegian major Equinor has been granted a permit to drill wildcat well 6407/11-1 in production licence 75.
By Staff reporter 10 September 2018 0 32475

Norwegian major Equinor has been granted a permit to drill wildcat well 6407/11-1 in production licence 751 (PL 751), the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday.

The well is about 17 km southeast of the Njord field.

Equinor is the operator of PL 751 with an 80% interest.

Norwegian state-owned Petoro holds the remaining 20%.