OSLO Nov 22 Norway's Bridge Energy
said on Thursday interim drilling results showed hydrocarbons in
the Asha formation in the North Sea.
The well on production licence 457 targeted four separate
"Whilst the interim results from the Noor horizon at the
PL457 well were not as expected, initial results from the Asha
horizon indicate the presence of hydrocarbons and we will make a
further announcement following completion of drilling
operations," Bridge Energy said.
BASF-owned Wintershall is the operator with 40
percent in the licence, while E.On, Bridge Energy and
VNG have 20 percent each.
(Reporting by Victoria Klesty)