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DNO ASA spuds Lie prospect

Posted: 17 July 2007

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA reported that its drilling activity as operator has started on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA today spudded the exploration well 24/9-8 on the Lie prospect.

The Company is the Operator and hold a 30 per cent interest in the license.

This is the first well to be drilled by the Bredford Dolphin rig in the three year drilling contract the Company and six other operators in a consortium have with Dolphin.

The Company received earlier this week the approval of the Application for Consent of the well by the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).

The 24/9-8 well is located west of the Grane Field and will be drilled in 123 m water depth to a TD of 2212 m MSL.

The other licensees are:

  • Revus Energy ASA (30%)
  • Talisman Energy Norge AS (30%)
  • PA Resources Norway AS (10%)



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