Statoil sinks drillbit at Knappen

14 August 2015, News Wires – Statoil has spudded a wildcat at the Knappen prospect in the mature North Sea off Norway.

StatoilThe 16/7-11 probe is being drilled using semi-submersible Songa Trym in about 80 metres of water in Statoil-operated production licence 072B, with an estimated duration of 39 days including permanent plugging.

State-owned Statoil has a 50% operating stake in the licence, with sole partner ExxonMobil holding the remainder.

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