Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle is calling for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to make funding for a new Bridge at Fintra a priority.The bridge is on the Wild Atlantic Way and provides access to those visiting Slieve League.Deputy Pringle says it is welcome that Failte Ireland has invested in discovery points and attraction routes along the Wild Atlantic Way but the government must not neglect the roads infrastructure:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/fintra.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Deputy Pringle calls for funding for Fintra Bridge Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleDerry face Donegal in Dr. McKenna Cup openerNext articleCouncillor claims West/North West Hospital Group has spent 117k on ‘spin’ News Highland Pinterest By News Highland – December 9, 2014 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Facebook Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic News
Under the drilling campaign, a wildcat well will be drilled in production licence 090 and will be carried out by the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig Image: The well is located about 7km west of the Equinor-operated Fram field. Photo courtesy gloriaurban4 from Pixabay. Equinor Energy has secured drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for exploratory well 35/11-23 in the Norwegian North Sea.The well 35/11-23 will be drilled in production licence 090, which is a part of block 35/11. It is located about 7km west of the Equinor-operated Fram field which has been in production since 2003.Under the drilling campaign, a wildcat well will be drilled in production licence 090 and will be carried out by the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig.The Norway-based oil and gas company is the operator of the licence, with an ownership stake of 45% while remaining stake belongs to ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway (25%), Idemitsu Petroleum Norge (15%) and Neptune Energy Norge AS (15%).The production licence 090 was awarded on 9 March 1984 and is the 17th well to be drilled in the licence.The permit is dependent on Equinor acquiring all other permits and consents necessary from other authorities prior to beginning the drilling activity.NPD grants MOL Norge a drilling permitMOL Norge has secured permission from the NPD to drill wildcat well 25/8-19 S in Norwegian North Sea.The wildcat well will be drilled in production licence 820 S and is located about 6km northwest of Ringhorne and 210km northwest of Stavanger and will be carried out by Deepsea Bergen drilling rig.MOL Norge is the operator of production licence 820 S with 40% stake, while other licensees include Lundin Norway with 30%, Wintershall Norge with 20%, Pandion Energy with 10%.Production licence 820 S was awarded on 5 February 2016 in APA 2015 on the Norwegian shelf. This is the first well to be drilled in the licence.The permit is dependent on MOL Norge acquiring all other permits and consents necessary from other authorities prior to beginning the drilling activity.