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Oil discovery near the Norne field

Statoil Petroleum AS is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 6608/10-15. The well proved oil. The well was drilled about nine kilometres northeast of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea. Preliminary calculations of the size of the discovery...

Statoil Petroleum AS is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 6608/10-15. The well proved oil.

The well was drilled about nine kilometres northeast of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea.

Preliminary calculations of the size of the discovery are between one and three million standard cubic metres (Sm3) of recoverable oil.

This is the 26th exploration well in production licence 128. The licence was awarded in licensing round 10-B in 1986.