The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 25/11-28, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 25/11-28 will be drilled from the drilling facility Songa Trym in position 59°00'31.1'' north 02°21'59.3'' east.
The drilling program for well 25/11-28 concerns the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 169. Statoil is the operator with an ownership interest of 57 per cent. The other licensees are Petoro AS with 30 per cent and ExxonMobil & Production Norway AS with 13 per cent.
The area in this licence consists of parts of the blocks 25/8, and 25/11. The well is being drilled south of the Grane field in the central part of the North Sea.
Production licence 169 awarded on 1 March 1991 (13th licensing round). This is the 15th wildcat well to be drilled in the license.