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wildcat

Oil & Gas

NPD awards Wintershall drilling permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Norge a drilling permit for well 35/12-5 S. The well will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility after concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6507/3-11 for E.ON E & P. The area in the permit consists of parts of blocks 35/8 and 35/11.

Oil & Gas

Lundin wildcat well comes up dry

Lundin Petroleum said a wildcat well off Norway has come up dry. Well 10/4-1 had been drilled in PL734 around 35km from the Yme field in the southern North Sea. The exploration well, which is operated by Wintershall, had been targeting the Zeppelin prospect.