CORRECTED-Suncor drills dry well in N.Sea -partner

Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:56am EDT
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(Corrects name to Noreco from Det norske in second, third paragraphs)

OSLO, April 12 (Reuters) - 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)