Statoil picks up drilling permit for Koigen wildcat

first_imgOffshore watchdog the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. The well 7317/9-1 is located in a prospect named Koigen Central. It will be drilled from the Songa Enabler Cat D semi-submersible drilling rig, after completing the drilling of wildcat well 7435/12-1, known as Korpfjell, for Statoil in production license 859.Statoil gained consent from the Norwegian safety authority to use the Songa Offshore-owned Songa Enabler rig for the Koigen well back in July.The drilling program for the well 7317/9-1 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 718. This will be Statoil’s fourth Barents Sea well planned for this summer. Other three wells include Blåmann, Gemini Nord (North), and Korpfjell.According to Statoil’s drilling schedule, the rig will transit from drilling the Korpfjell well between August 21-22 and will be set to drill the Koigen well from August 22 until September 17.Statoil Petroleum is the operator with an ownership interest of 60 percent. Other licensees are Dea Norge and Petoro, each holding 20 percent interest.The area in this license consists of the blocks 7317/8 and 7317/9. The well will be drilled about 75 kilometers northwest of the discovery 7319/12-1 (Pingvin) and about 370 kilometers from Hammerfest.Production license 718 was awarded in 2013 in the 22nd licensing round on the Norwegian shelf. This is the first well to be drilled in the license.Offshore Energy Today Stafflast_img read more

Napoli close in on Petagna

first_img The Partenopei have been in talks with the struggling Ferrara outfit for a number of days over a deal for Petagna. Sky Sport Italia and Il Corriere dello Sport both report that a deal is close to being finalised between the clubs.Advertisement Napoli will pay €18m for Petagna, but will leave the striker on loan at SPAL as they struggle to stay in the top flight. The striker joined from Atalanta on loan in the summer of 2018, however SPAL made the deal permanent last summer. Read Also:Serie A: Struggling Napoli shock Sarri’s Juventus He scored 16 goals in Serie A for the struggling side last season, and had scored eight this season. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Top 10 TV Characters Meant To Be Iconic9 Talented Actors Who Are Only Associated With One RoleThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime9 Most Epic Movie Robots We’ve Ever Seen10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body Napoli are closing in on a €18m deal for SPAL forward Andrea Petagna, but the 24-year-old will remain in Ferrara for the rest of the season. Loading… last_img read more

Sarita Devi to represent India at AIBA’s Athlete Commission

first_imgLast Updated: 16th November, 2019 20:50 IST Sarita Devi To Represent India At AIBA’s Athlete Commission Former women’s world boxing champion Sarita Devi will be representing India at the inaugural AIBA Athletes Commission to bring about “reforms” in the sport. Former women’s world boxing champion and Arjuna awardee Sarita Devi will be representing India at the inaugural AIBA Athletes Commission to bring about “reforms” and get the sport back into the Olympic fold. Sarita, who is currently an athlete representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India, is the sole contender from the Asian bloc. The athletes’ commission is part of the reforms that the International Olympic Committee has recommended for AIBA, which has been stripped of the right to conduct the sport in the 2020 Olympic Games due to alleged financial and administrative mismanagement.Over in Minutes! Ritu Phogat knocks out South Korea’s Kim Nam-hee on her MMA debut; WATCHWatch Ronda Rousey get knocked out cold by Holly Holm OTD 4 years ago at UFC 193 WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago IOC names Mary Kom in boxing’s athlete ambassadors group for Olympics “If I am elected, it would be a huge responsibility. Yes, I am extremely happy and feel proud of being nominated,” the eight-time Asian Championship medalist told Republic TV adding that she would do everything possible to get the sport back to track. 10 months ago Mary Kom questions the fairness of AIBA tournaments LIVE TV 10 months ago Kumkum Bhagya: Daily written update of October 25, 2019 episode READ: Hamilton unsure he can catch Ferrari, Bottas more confident WATCH US LIVE COMMENT First Published: 16th November, 2019 20:50 IST FOLLOW US Suman Ray She is set to be picked unopposed as the commission is supposed to feature one male and a female boxer from each of the five regional confederations (Asia, Oceania, Europe, Americas, and Europe). WATCH: Union Minister Anurag Thakur enjoys a game of table tennis Written By 10 months ago AIBA ban can take away champions of future: Tyson Fury SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago Tyson Fury praises Vijender Singh, expects him to win world titlelast_img read more