Statoil drilling two wells in Flemish Pass Basin this year

Published on February 7, 2017
Statoil discoveries to date in the Flemish Pass Basin include Harpoon, Mizzen and Bay du Nord.
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Statoil Canada Ltd. is planning to continue its search for oil off Newfoundland this year.

The company has announced it will conduct a two-well exploration drilling program in the Flemish Pass Basin in mid-2017.

The program is a follow-up campaign to Statoil’s previous exploration activities in the basin.

The two planned wells are near-field prospects to the 2013 Bay du Nord discovery.