Noreco starts drilling in the Barents Sea
Exploration well in the Eik prospect.
Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has started the drilling of exploration well 7228/1-1 on the Eik prospect in the Barents Sea, the company reports.
Pollution levels from Norske Shell's Ormen Lange facility have been up to nine times higher than permitted each year since 2008.
Statoil pays NOK 2.4bn to cancel the contract with the Stena Carron drillship in Angola. The Angola adventure has been a disappointment so far.