OSLO Feb 24 Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority
has granted consent to operator Exxon Mobil to extend
the lifetime of its Sigyn field offshore Norway until end-2022,
the safety watchdog said on Friday.
The gas and condensate field around 12 kilometres south-east
of the Statoil-operated Sleipner East field has been
developed using subsea templates tied back to the Sleipner A
Production from the field was originally estimated to end in
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on its page
the Sigyn field's lifetime could be extended by adding new
Exxon Mobil has a 40 percent stake in Sigyn while Statoil
holds 60 percent.
(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Terje Solsvik)