This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

18. July 2011

“Borgland Dolphin” is in the process of completing drilling on the “Breiflabb” prospect in PL 416 in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.

Det norske oljeselskap ASA holds a 15 percent share in the license. The well did not encounter hydrocarbons.

The PL 416 partnership consist of E.ON Ruhrgas (operator and 50 percent share in the license), Det norske oljeselskap ASA (15 percent) and Rocksource (35 percent).

About Det norske:
Det norske is the second-largest operating company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf both considering number of operatorships, exploration- and drilling activity.Det norske runs its activities in a safe and responsible manner in close cooperation with the authorities. Det norske will in 2011 participate in over 10 drilling operations as partner or as operator.

Det norske currently employs a staff of around 200. The company`s registered office is located in Trondheim. The company also has offices in Oslo, Harstad, and Stavanger. Det norske is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (DETNOR).