VNG to drill second, third well in license 586
STAVANGER, Norway -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted VNG Norge a drilling permit for well 6406/12-3 B and A.
Well 6406/12-3 B & A will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility at position 64°01' 52.37" north and 6°45' 17.46" east after completing drilling of wildcat well 6406/12-3 B and appraisal well 6406/12-3 A for VNG Norge in the same production license.
The drilling programme for well 6406/12-3 B relates to drilling of an appraisal well and the drilling program for well 6406/12-3 A relates to drilling of a wildcat well, both in production license 586.
VNG Norge is the operator with an ownership interest of 30%. The other licensees are Spike Exploration Holding (30%), Faroe Petroleum Norge (25%) and Rocksource Exploration Norway (15%).