Fortum has been awarded a licence in blocks 34/6 and 34/5 and partially in block 34/9.
Together these blocks form one licence in the North Sea Awards 2000. Conoco is operator with 40% and Fortum and Chevron partners with 30% each.
The licence is located in the northern North Sea, in the prolific Tampen Spur area covering giant oil fields like Statfjord, Snorre and Gullfaks. The Visund field is located adjacent to the new licence.
For further information, please contact:
Mr. Hans Kristian RØd, Executive Vice President, Fortum Petroleum AS,
tel. +47 67 11 8955