Vår Energi receives drilling permit for four wells in Norwegian North Sea
Vår Energi, which is jointly owned by Eni (69,85%), has received a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for four wells in the production license 027 in the Norwegian section of the North Sea. The wells will br drilled using the Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible drilling facility, which is designed to support operations in harsh environments. The Scarabeo 8 rig is due to conclude the drilling of water injection wells for Vår Energi in production licence 229.
While the drilling program for wells 25/8-20 S and 25/8-20 B pertains to the drilling of wildcat wells, the drilling program for wells 25/8-20 A and 25/8-20 C involves the drilling of appraisal wells.