Fossil energy – Norway
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has issued a drilling permit to Aker BP ASA for well 24/12-7, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
The drilling programme for well 24/12-7 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 1041. Aker BP ASA is the operator with an ownership interest of 55 per cent. The other licensees are Neptune Energy Norge AS (30 per cent) and Lundin Energy Norway AS (15 per cent).
The permit is contingent on the other permits and consents required by other authorities being secured before drilling activity starts.