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.
Redundancy and layoff notices are on the way in the post to 81 offshore workers at IKM Mekaniske in Stavanger.
Erna Solberg travelled offshore to open the new facility, Tuesday. The government is the oil industry's supporter.