The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling allow to Neptune Energy for properly 6406/12-G-1 H positioned within the Norwegian Sea.
The properly 6406/12-G-1 H will probably be drilled from the West Phoenix drilling rig as soon as it completes the drilling of remark properly 6406/12-H-Four for Neptune Energy in manufacturing licence 586.
The drilling programme for properly 6406/12-G-1 H pertains to the drilling of a wildcat properly in manufacturing licence 586.
Neptune Energy is the operator of the licence with an possession curiosity of 30 per cent.
Other licensees are Vår Energi (45 per cent), Suncor Energy (17.5 per cent), and DNO Norge (7.5 per cent).
The space on this licence consists of a part of block 6406.
The properly will probably be drilled about 36 kilometres southwest of the Njord area.
Production licence 586 was awarded on Four February 2011 (APA 2010).
This is the seventh exploration properly to be drilled on this licence.
To remind, Neptune Energy kicked off its Fenja drilling marketing campaign with the spud of the primary properly in April this yr.
Located within the Norwegian Sea 120 kilometres north of Kristiansund and at a water depth of 320 metres, the subsea area will probably be developed as a tie-back to the Njord-A platform.
As beforehand reported, Neptune Energy has already began drilling the Bue properly on the offshore Fenja area, utilizing the West Phoenix rig.
The Bue properly, or 6406/12-G-1, was spudded on 1 September 2020. Bue is, together with Pil, one of many discoveries on the Fenja area.
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