OSLO, April 9 German oil firm Wintershall
has confirmed the size of an oil discovery in the
North Sea to between 60 and 160 million barrels, the Norwegian
Petroleum Directorate said on Tuesday.
The find, called Skarfjell, was estimated to contain roughly
that amount of hydrocarbons before the results of the appraisal
well were published on Tuesday.
Wintershall has a stake of 35 percent in the production
license, called PL 418, while Bayerngas Norge has 20 percent,
Agora Oil & Gas another 20 percent, Edison International
15 percent, and RWE Dea 10 percent, it said.ž