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Unformatted text preview: nningsvåg. The find may be larger than the Goliath oil
field and could mark the beginning of a real petroleum boom
for the far north of the country. The new StatoilHydro field
could contain as much as 300-350 million barrels of oil,
compared to the Goliath field's 250 million. The two fields
are only 45 km away from each other.32
StatoilHydro has confirmed the existence of gas in
the Ververis prospect in the Barents Sea, whereas an
exploration well in the Stetind prospect in the Norwegian Sea
30 Innovasjon Norge (Innovation Norway). Available on:
Ormen Lange. Available on: <www.norsk-hydro.com/ormenlange/no>.
norway/index_en.htm>, 9.04.08. 32
© Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market turned out to be dry. This was the 13th discovery on the
Norwegian continental shelf that StatoilHydro was involved
in 2008. Ververis is the first well in production licence 395,
which was awarded in the 19th licensing round in 2006. The...
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