Exploration drilling on Dalsnuten

This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

9. September 2010

Shell has as operator for production license 392 commenced drilling operations on the Dalsnuten prospect.

Aker Barents

Aker Barents

Dalsnuten is a large gas prospect, located about 370 kilometers off Norway in the Norwegian Sea. The prospect is being drilled by semi submersible drilling rig Aker Barents at a water depth of about 1450 meters.

Det norske will have a 10% ownership interest in the license when drilling operations has been completed.

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About Det norske:
Det norske oljeselskap ASA has interests in a total of 72 licenses, with 35 operatorships. Det norske is the second-largest operating company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf both considering number of operatotships and exploration activity. I 2009 the company operated nine exploration wells, and the high activity will continue in 2010. Det norske runs its activities in a safe and responsible manner in close cooperation with the authorities.

Det norske currently employs a staff of 190. 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).