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StatoilHydro Proved Petroleum by Drilling at C Oct

StatoilHydro Petroleum AS, operator of production licences at C Ost prospect, has concluded drilling of a development well

StatoilHydro Petroleum AS, operator of production licences at C Ost prospect, has concluded drilling of a development well with an exploration target, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reports.

The well is located 10 kilometers north of Troll.

The purpose of this well was to prove petroleum in Middle Jurassic reservoir rocks in the C Ost prospect. The well proved petroleum. The size of the discovery is from 3-6 million Sm3 oil equivalents, most of which is oil.

The licensees in the production license will consider producing the discovery to the Fram field. Many exploration wells have been drilled in production license 090. This is a commitment well for production license 090 D, which was awarded in APA 2005.