Drilling operation starts in PL510 (Tvillingen Sør Prospect)

The drilling operation in production license PL510, wildcat well 6406/6-4 Tvillingen Sør has started

The drilling operation in production license PL510, wildcat well 6406/6-4 Tvillingen Sør has started on 26th December with the Leiv Eiriksson rig.  The license is located in the Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea, 35km southeast of the Kristin field. Water depth at the site is 261m. Objectives of the drilling project are the Jurassic sandstones related to the Fangst & Båt Group.

Production license PL510 was awarded on 23 January 2009 (APA 2008), consisting of parts of block 6406/5 and part of block 6406/6. This is the first well to be drilled in the license.

Maersk Oil Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 50%, the other licensees are Edison Norge AS (30%) and North Energy ASA (20%).

 

 

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