Statoil bets on Barents Sea oil hunt in 2017

Statoil hopes that the oil company will be able to drill for oil in the Barents Sea by as early as 2017, says the group in relation to a new license tender on the Norwegian Shelf, where new areas are in play.
Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland
Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland

By as early as 2017, Norwegian oil major Statoil hopes to be able to drill in the Barents Sea, informs the company in relation to an application submitted to Norwegian authorities for the 23rd license tender on the Norwegian Shelf.

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