(Corrects name to Noreco from Det norske in second, third paragraphs)
OSLO, April 12 Canadian oil firm Suncor has drilled a dry well in the UK sector of the North Sea, a partner in the well said on Friday.
"The well is dry," Noreco said in a statement about the prospect, called Scotney.
Noreco has a stake of 43.75 percent in the production licence, called P1658. Suncor is the operator of the well. (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche)