The PL218 partnership, comprising both the Aasta Hansteen field and the Snefrid Nord discovery, has decided to include the development of Snefrid Nord within the Aasta Hansteen development project. On behalf of the license owners, the operator Statoil handed in a supplement to the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) of Aasta Hansteen to the authorities on July 6. Wintershall owns a 24 percent stake in license PL218.
Today, Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, and Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer, Mario Mehren, visit the Deepsea Stavanger rig in the Norwegian Sea ahead of reservoir drilling on the Wintershall-operated Maria field.
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