Exploration & Production

Faroe Petroleum Norge granted drilling permit on Norwegian Shelf

Faroe Petroleum has obtained a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for wildcat well 30/6-30.
By Staff reporter 12 September 2018 0 32510

Oil and gas exploration company Faroe Petroleum has obtained a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for wildcat well 30/6-30, located in production licence PL 825 in the eastern part of the Rungne Sub-basin in the Viking Graben.

The well will be drilled in autumn 2018 by the Transocean Arctic drilling rig.

Faroe Petroleum Norge is the operator of the well with a 40% interest.

Lundin Norway and Spirit Energy Norge each hold 30% stakes.